Lake City, MN
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Lake City is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 85% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake City is one in 152. Compared to communities within Minnesota, Lake City‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 74% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Lake City, and we found that the crime rate in Lake City is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Lake City is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Lake City, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Lake City than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1005, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Lake City is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Lake City than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 180.

Lake City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

85

(100 is safest)


Safer than 85% of U.S. Cities

Lake City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

28

33

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.99

5.57

6.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake City 0.99
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,005

in Lake City

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Lake City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,027
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.99
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 City 5.57
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 180

in Lake City

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Lake City Property CRIMES
Population: 5,027
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 22 3
Rate per 1,000 0.60 4.38 0.60
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 City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake City 7
Minnesota 21

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