Lantana, FL
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Lantana, FL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 52 per one thousand residents, Lantana has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Florida, more than 89% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Lantana.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 11,136, Lantana has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Lantana does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Lantana.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lantana does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lantana.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lantana occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lantana; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 214. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Lantana is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Lantana, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 48 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Lantana has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Lantana is one in 348.

Lantana Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Lantana Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

52

532

584

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.67

47.77

52.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lantana 4.67
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 214

in Lantana

1 in 217

in Florida
Lantana VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,136
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 17 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.72 1.53 2.42
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lantana 47.77
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Lantana

1 in 36

in Florida
Lantana Property CRIMES
Population: 11,136
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 104 396 32
Rate per 1,000 9.34 35.56 2.87
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lantana Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lantana 254
Florida 64