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Crime rate in Lake Wales, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Lake Wales by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
4
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
2
(13.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(88.2)
4
(38.2)
6
(56.3)
2
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
45
(397.1)
44
(420.7)
33
(309.6)
25
(236.4)
21
(183.5)
20
(151.7)
26
(182.8)
30
(204.4)
29
(195.0)
15
(102.8)
23
(159.5)
10
(68.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(485.4)
64
(612.0)
47
(440.9)
52
(491.7)
57
(498.1)
31
(235.2)
29
(203.8)
42
(286.2)
39
(262.2)
37
(253.5)
18
(124.8)
30
(205.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
217
(1,914.9)
230
(2,199.3)
253
(2,373.4)
203
(1,919.4)
380
(3,320.8)
198
(1,501.9)
147
(1,033.2)
192
(1,308.3)
189
(1,270.6)
161
(1,103.3)
193
(1,338.5)
161
(1,103.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
843
(7,439.1)
768
(7,343.7)
814
(7,636.0)
586
(5,540.8)
393
(3,434.4)
473
(3,588.0)
504
(3,542.6)
727
(4,954.0)
667
(4,484.0)
684
(4,687.2)
623
(4,320.7)
288
(1,973.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
104
(917.8)
93
(889.3)
95
(891.2)
63
(595.7)
52
(454.4)
35
(265.5)
24
(168.7)
25
(170.4)
16
(107.6)
16
(109.6)
20
(138.7)
19
(130.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
2
(15.2)
1
(7.0)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.9)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2)786.5792.7763.8602.9557.1387.1376.8419.1385.2352.6361.9275.7
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 95 registered sex offenders living in Lake Wales, Florida as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Wales to the number of sex offenders is 155 to 1.


See how dangerous Lake Wales, FL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lake Wales:

275.7
Dundee:

429.2
Frostproof:

483.1
Lake Hamilton:

302.7
Eagle Lake:

219.1
Winter Haven:

454.8
Haines City:

358.5
Lake Alfred:

299.9
Bartow:

431.6
Violent crime rate in 2012
Lake Wales:

190.6
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lake Wales:

155.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lake Wales:

177.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lake Wales:

227.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lake Wales:

243.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lake Wales:

247.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lake Wales:

222.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lake Wales:

338.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lake Wales:

399.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lake Wales:

428.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Lake Wales:

550.9
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Lake Wales:

525.9
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Lake Wales:

336.5
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Lake Wales:

501.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lake Wales:

468.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lake Wales:

491.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lake Wales:

531.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lake Wales:

406.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lake Wales:

516.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lake Wales:

898.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lake Wales:

745.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lake Wales:

983.5
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Lake Wales:

934.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Lake Wales:

886.6
U.S. Average:

331.5


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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 46 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 50 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 48 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 52 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Florida average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 46 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Florida average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 48 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 61 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 58 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 57 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
Florida average:

2.55


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lake Wales

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 33853.


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