Lantana, FL Criminal and Public Records

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About Lantana

Lantana is located in Palm Beach County, with a population of 11,136. This makes it the 151st most populous city in Florida. It has an average income of $44,786.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 51 reported major violent crimes (0.0046 per person) and 526 reported major property crimes in Lantana (0.047439 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 Lantana.

Crime Rates Compared to Florida

When it comes to major violent crimes, Lantana has 0.0046 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.005581 violent crimes per person statewide.

Lantana has 0.047439 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.033991 per person statewide.


Lantana Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 151st
  • Violent Crimes: 105th (108th per 100k)
  • Rape: 48th (28th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 115th (135th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 74th (56th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 123rd (45th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 102nd (49th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 123rd (43rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 80th (50th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 3,036th
  • Violent Crimes: 582nd (1,407th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 183rd (712th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 460th (1,908th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 325th (587th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,260th (780th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 624th (806th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,155th (837th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 484th (907th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Palm Beach County (2015)

  • Population: 15th
  • Violent Crimes: 17th (13th per 100k)
  • Rape: 10th (4th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 17th (15th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 15th (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 13th (9th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 15th (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 13th (9th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 11,136
  • Households: 3,884
  • Median Income: $44,786
  • Land Area: 2.31 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.589 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Lantana, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 8 8
Agg. Assault 33 26
Robbery 26 17
Burglary 89 104
Vehicle Thefts 20 32
Arson 1 0

Violent Crimes in Lantana, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 8
Aggravated Assault 26
Robbery 17

Property Crimes in Lantana, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 104
Larceny 390
Motor Vehicle Theft 32
Arson 0

Property Crimes in Lantana, FL

Year Property Crimes
2006 545
2007 535
2008 617
2009 602
2010 465
2011 564
2012 491
2013 519
2014 538
2015 526

Rape in Lantana, FL

Year Rape
2006 4
2007 1
2008 8
2009 3
2010 12
2011 7
2012 7
2013 0
2014 8
2015 8

Florida Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Lantana 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
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Lantana 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 Lantana is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Florida or nationwide.


Property Crimes in the state of Florida

Year Property Crimes
2006 721084
2007 746347
2008 758934
2009 712010
2010 669035
2011 671200
2012 632988
2013 607172
2014 679446
2015 570270

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