Lake Alfred, FL Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Lake Alfred, FL? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Polk County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Lake Alfred area. Lake Alfred has a population of 5,475, which makes it the 199th largest city in Florida, and an average income of $36,045. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Lake Alfred, FL

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 15 reported violent crimes and 149 reported property crimes in Lake Alfred. This compares to 93,626 reported violent crimes and 570,270 reported property crimes statewide in Florida. This makes Lake Alfred 154th in the state of Florida when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Lake Alfred was agg. assault, with 6 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 102 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Lake Alfred Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 199th
  • Violent Crimes: 136th (154th per 100k)
  • Murder: 18th (23rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 54th (85th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 133rd (206th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 85th (83rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 182nd (147th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 133rd (80th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 183rd (162nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 105th (182nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 4,554th
  • Violent Crimes: 618th (2,335th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (231st per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,049th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 480th (2,876th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 336th (831st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,633rd (2,464th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 687th (1,250th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,442nd (2,786th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 510th (2,142nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Polk County (2015)

  • Population: 7th
  • Violent Crimes: 7th (6th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 5th (5th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (8th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 7th (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 7th (4th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 7th (7th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 7th (9th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 5,475
  • Households: 1,924
  • Median Income: $36,045
  • Land Area: 9.296 miles2
  • Water Area: 3.898 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Lake Alfred, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 0 2
Agg. Assault 6 6
Robbery 2 6
Burglary 36 41
Vehicle Thefts 5 6
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Lake Alfred, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 6
Robbery 6

Property Crimes in Lake Alfred, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 41
Larceny 102
Motor Vehicle Theft 6
Arson 0

Property Crimes in Lake Alfred, FL

Year Property Crimes
2006 130
2007 170
2008 147
2009 117
2010 99
2011 152
2012 153
2013 165
2014 117
2015 149

Agg. Assault in Lake Alfred, FL

Year Agg. Assault
2006 10
2007 7
2008 7
2009 2
2010 12
2011 6
2012 21
2013 12
2014 6
2015 6

Florida Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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Florida Statistics:

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
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Lake Alfred and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Florida and 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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