Lauderdale Lakes, FL
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Lauderdale Lakes, FL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 52 per one thousand residents, Lauderdale Lakes 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 Lauderdale Lakes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city'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 34,796, Lauderdale Lakes has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Lauderdale Lakes 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 Lauderdale Lakes.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lauderdale Lakes 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 Lauderdale Lakes.

For Lauderdale Lakes, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Lauderdale Lakes is one in 132.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Lauderdale Lakes is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Lauderdale Lakes, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Lauderdale Lakes 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 Lauderdale Lakes is one in 295.

Lauderdale Lakes Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Lauderdale Lakes Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

263

1,548

1,811

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.56

44.49

52.05

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lauderdale Lakes 7.56
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 132

in Lauderdale Lakes

1 in 217

in Florida

Lauderdale Lakes VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 34,796
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 13 94 155
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.37 2.70 4.45

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
Lauderdale Lakes 44.49
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Lauderdale Lakes

1 in 36

in Florida

Lauderdale Lakes Property CRIMES

Population: 34,796
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 240 1,190 118
Rate per 1,000 6.90 34.20 3.39

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

Lauderdale Lakes Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lauderdale Lakes 486
Florida 64