Lighthouse Point, FL
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Lighthouse Point, FL crime analytics


The crime rate in Lighthouse Point is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lighthouse Point is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Lighthouse Point is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Lighthouse Point has a crime rate that is higher than 46% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Lighthouse Point compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Lighthouse Point with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Lighthouse Point's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lighthouse Point 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 Lighthouse Point.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lighthouse Point's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Lighthouse Point is one in 617.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lighthouse Point's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Lighthouse Point a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Lighthouse Point is one in 48.

Lighthouse Point Crime Data

 

Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Lighthouse Point Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

231

249

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.62

20.80

22.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lighthouse Point 1.62
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 617

in Lighthouse Point

1 in 217

in Florida

Lighthouse Point VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,104
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 8 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.72 0.81

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
Lighthouse Point 20.80
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Lighthouse Point

1 in 36

in Florida

Lighthouse Point Property CRIMES

Population: 11,104
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 187 11
Rate per 1,000 2.97 16.84 0.99

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

Lighthouse Point Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lighthouse Point 104
Florida 64