Lake Clarke Shores, FL Criminal and Public Records

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About Lake Clarke Shores

Lake Clarke Shores is located in Palm Beach County, with a population of 3,552. This makes it the 219th most populous city in Florida. It has an average income of $67,052.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 6 reported major violent crimes (0.001695 per person) and 54 reported major property crimes in Lake Clarke Shores (0.015254 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Lake Clarke Shores.

Crime Rates Compared to Florida

When it comes to major violent crimes, Lake Clarke Shores has 0.001695 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.005581 violent crimes per person statewide.

Lake Clarke Shores has 0.015254 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.033991 per person statewide.

Lake Clarke Shores Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 219th
  • Violent Crimes: 145th (203rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 133rd (161st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 217th (238th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 159th (206th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 215th (241st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 105th (127th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 5,313th
  • Violent Crimes: 627th (3,185th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 480th (2,394th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,728th (4,943rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 716th (3,292nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,508th (5,109th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 510th (1,648th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Palm Beach County (2015)

  • Population: 22nd
  • Violent Crimes: 24th (20th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 19th (17th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 25th (26th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 23rd (23rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 25th (27th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 21st (19th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 3,552
  • Households: 1,528
  • Median Income: $67,052
  • Land Area: 0.976 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.059 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Lake Clarke Shores, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 2 0
Agg. Assault 3 6
Robbery 1 0
Burglary 24 12
Vehicle Thefts 4 6

Violent Crimes in Lake Clarke Shores, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 6
Robbery 0

Property Crimes in Lake Clarke Shores, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 12
Larceny 36
Motor Vehicle Theft 6

Rape in Lake Clarke Shores, FL

Year Rape
2006 0
2007 0
2008 1
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 1
2013 0
2014 2
2015 0

Burglary in Lake Clarke Shores, FL

Year Burglary
2006 25
2007 24
2008 40
2009 27
2010 19
2011 24
2012 36
2013 28
2014 24
2015 12

Florida Criminal Statistics:

If you have an idea of how large Lake Clarke Shores is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Lake Clarke Shores compares to the rest of Florida or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Lake Clarke Shores is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Florida or nationwide.

Rape in the state of Florida

Year Rape
2006 6475
2007 6151
2008 5972
2009 5501
2010 5373
2011 5274
2012 5260
2013 11482
2014 14614
2015 12983

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