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Crime Report for Lake Placid,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Lake Placid, is 0.6 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 Placid Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lake Placid, has a violent crime rate of 853 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 Placid 853
FL 805
National 676

Lake Placid, is in the 71% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 90% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 71% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Lake Placid, or said another way, 29% of cities in have crime rates higher than Lake Placid.


  Review crime rate data for Lake Placid,

Crime Lake Placid FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 853.3 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 53.3 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 53.3 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 373.3 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 373.3 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 8800.0 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 3040.0 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 5493.3 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 266.7 414.1 382.3
Arson 53.3 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 Placid, has a property crime rate of 8800.0 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 Placid 8800.0
FL 4877.7
National 3727



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