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Crime rate in Lake City, Georgia (GA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Lake City, GA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Lake City, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Lake City, GA was 415 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.1% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Lake City crime rate is about the same compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Lake City has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Lake City, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lake City:

414.7
Forest Park:

453.0
Morrow:

559.9
Riverdale:

501.1
Hapeville:

731.8
Jonesboro:

354.6
College Park:

624.2
East Point:

953.0
Atlanta:

469.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lake City by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(113.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.6)
10
(379.7)
1
(37.2)
1
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(482.9)
15
(548.8)
13
(482.7)
9
(338.2)
10
(386.7)
7
(264.6)
4
(150.4)
20
(759.3)
11
(409.4)
6
(218.0)
7
(249.0)
7
(246.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(222.8)
4
(150.3)
1
(38.7)
1
(37.8)
1
(37.6)
11
(417.6)
6
(223.3)
6
(218.0)
8
(284.6)
6
(211.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(1,587)
22
(805.0)
26
(965.5)
28
(1,052)
23
(889.4)
14
(529.1)
15
(564.1)
91
(3,455)
21
(781.5)
17
(617.7)
23
(818.2)
17
(599.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
228
(7,865)
221
(8,086)
190
(7,055)
152
(5,712)
126
(4,872)
103
(3,893)
97
(3,648)
329
(12,491)
91
(3,387)
129
(4,688)
115
(4,091)
112
(3,946)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(1,932)
43
(1,573)
42
(1,560)
38
(1,428)
27
(1,044)
22
(831.4)
14
(526.5)
15
(569.5)
18
(669.9)
14
(508.7)
19
(675.9)
10
(352.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A3
(116.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)794.1670.3663.9547.9464.4346.2310.31629.8441.0409.5406.6414.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lake City, Georgia as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake City is 2,768 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Lake City:

299.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lake City:

266.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lake City:

254.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lake City:

353.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lake City:

1,195.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lake City:

131.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lake City:

151.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lake City:

212.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lake City:

244.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lake City:

352.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lake City:

274.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lake City:

344.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lake City:

254.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lake City:

347.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Lake City:

370.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Lake City:

469.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lake City:

434.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lake City:

426.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lake City:

1,400.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Lake City:

374.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lake City:

425.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lake City:

578.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lake City:

710.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lake City:

779.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lake City:

801.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Lake City:

1,000.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Lake City:

645.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lake City:

647.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.99
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.69
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.90
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.33
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.02
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.85
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.20
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.20
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.16
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lake City, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30260.