Lake Worth, FL Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,522
Total Crimes
3,945.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.61%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Lake Worth, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lake Worth is 3,945.4 per 100,000 people. That's 53.61% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 47.95% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,666.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Lake Worth SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
6

How Does Lake Worth Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Lake Worth
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,522 3,945.4 2,666.7 2,568.4
Murder 4 10.4 5.2 5.0
Robbery 134 347.4 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 192 497.7 260.8 246.8
Violent Crime 369 956.5 384.9 368.9
Burglary 242 627.3 337.7 376.0
Larceny 784 2,032.3 1,750.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 127 329.2 193.3 228.9
Property Crime 1,153 2,988.8 2,281.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Lake Worth

369
Violent Crimes
956.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
159.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 104.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lake Worth each year. That compares to a 1 in 259.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lake Worth is 956.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 159.29% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 148.52% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 384.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lake Worth

1,153
Property Crimes
2,988.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
35.89%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lake Worth each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lake Worth is 2,988.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 35.89% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 30.98% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,281.8 per 100,000 people.

Lake Worth Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Lake Worth

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Boca Raton, FL 100,162 2,566 2,561.8 2,357.2 204.7
Boynton Beach, FL 79,142 3,441 4,347.9 3,745.2 602.7
Wellington, FL 66,080 913 1,381.7 1,259.1 122.6
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 55,999 1,492 2,664.3 2,516.1 148.2
Royal Palm Beach, FL 39,253 820 2,089.0 1,933.6 155.4
Palm Springs, FL 25,146 1,107 4,402.3 3,901.2 501.1
North Palm Beach, FL 13,214 117 885.4 794.6 90.8
Lantana, FL 12,006 703 5,855.4 5,097.5 758.0
Lake Clarke Shores, FL 3,632 57 1,569.4 1,376.7 192.7
Hypoluxo, FL 2,799 59 2,107.9 2,000.7 107.2
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