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Crime Report for Lake Worth,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Lake Worth, is 1.4 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 Worth Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lake Worth, has a violent crime rate of 334 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 573 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 Worth 334
TX 573
National 676

Lake Worth, is in the 60% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 66% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 60% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Lake Worth, or said another way, 40% of cities in have crime rates higher than Lake Worth.


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Crime Lake Worth TX Nation
Violent Crime Total 333.9 573.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 6.1 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 35.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 104.3 189.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 229.6 341.8 315
Property Crime Total 7387.3 4532.8 3726.9
Burglary 1022.5 1015.4 812.3
Larceny Theft 6114.4 3117.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 250.4 400.0 382.3
Arson 0.0 27.3 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 Worth, has a property crime rate of 7387.3 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4532.8 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 Worth 7387.3
TX 4532.8
National 3727



Lake Worth Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 97
National Percentile Rank - 96