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Crime Report for Lake City,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Lake City, is 0.2 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Lake City Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lake City, has a violent crime rate of 1675 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Lake City 1675
FL 805
National 676

Lake City, is in the 95% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 97% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 95% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Lake City, or said another way, 5% of cities in have crime rates higher than Lake City.


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Crime Lake City FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 1675.3 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 96.7 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 281.9 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1296.7 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 8875.6 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 2086.0 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 6354.7 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 434.9 414.1 382.3
Arson 16.1 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lake City, has a property crime rate of 8875.6 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Lake City 8875.6
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Lake City Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 96
National Percentile Rank - 98