Lake, MI
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The crime rate in Lake is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Lake is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Lake is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Lake has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Lake to other communities of similar population, then Lake crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lake does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lake 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 Lake.

For Lake, 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 Lake is one in 185.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lake's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Lake 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 Lake is one in 47.

Lake Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Lake Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

82

103

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.41

21.13

26.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake 5.41
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 185

in Lake

1 in 241

in Michigan
Lake VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,880
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Lake 21.13
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Lake

1 in 53

in Michigan
Lake Property CRIMES
Population: 3,880
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake 2
Michigan 28

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