Lake Placid, NY
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The crime rate in Lake Placid is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Placid is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Lake Placid is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Lake Placid has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Lake Placid to other communities of similar population, then Lake Placid crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lake Placid 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 Placid 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 Placid.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 493. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lake Placid's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Lake Placid 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 Placid is one in 44.

Lake Placid Crime Data

 
Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Lake Placid Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

56

61

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.03

22.72

24.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Placid 2.03
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 493

in Lake Placid

1 in 263

in New York State
Lake Placid VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,465
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.81 0.41 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
Lake Placid 22.72
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Lake Placid

1 in 62

in New York State
Lake Placid Property CRIMES
Population: 2,465
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 39 3
Rate per 1,000 5.68 15.82 1.22
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 Placid Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Placid 40
New York State 41

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