Reported Annual Crime In Lake Forest Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest Park/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)2,2813,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest Park/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape1n/a7.537.738.6
Robbery3n/a22.576.0101.9
Assault4n/a30.0167.8237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)60284373
Burglary71n/a532.8711.2491.4
Theft211n/a1,583.32,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a105.1374.7220.2
Property crime296n/a (estimate)2,2213,4642,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lake Forest Park, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lake Forest Park, WA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Lake Forest Park, WA is 39% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 20% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Lake Forest Park, WA has 79% lower than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 84% lower than the national average. In property crime, Lake Forest Park, WA is 36% lower than the average of Washington and is 11% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Forest Park is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.25 daily crimes that occur in Lake Forest Park.
  • Lake Forest Park is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Forest Park you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Forest Park has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Forest Park (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Lake Forest Park, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Lake Forest Park, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.64 times less than the Washington average and 1.25 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Lake Forest Park, WA is 4.74 times less than the Washington average and 6.21 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Lake Forest Park, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.56 times less than the Washington average and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lake Forest Park (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lake Forest Park, WA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Washington as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lake Forest Park, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Lake Forest Park, WA is 74% safer than other cities of Washington and 65% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Washington cities and all around the United States, Lake Forest Park, WA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lake Forest Park, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Forest Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Forest Park is 1 in 1666
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Forest Park is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Forest Park is 1 in 44
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Lake Forest Park, WA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Lake Forest Park, WA, then there is a 1 in 1666 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 46. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 44 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Lake Forest Park, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Forest Park (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Lake Forest Park, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lake Forest Park, WA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 12% in Lake Forest Park, WA, while property crimes in Lake Forest Park, WA have decreased by 13%. Crimes in total for Lake Forest Park, WA have decreased by 13% year over year.

Lake Forest Park police department

ItemLake Forest ParkWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)228,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
There are a total of 22 Lake Forest Park police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.4% less than the Washington average and 48.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Washington

StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
Washington6,10297222
There are a total of 6,102 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 97 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 56% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Duvall, WA7,18525622647
Cathcart, WA2,59351627678
Three Lakes, WA2,69158709768
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
High Bridge, WA3,06764785849
Lake Forest Park, WA12,938602,2212,281

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Marys, PA12,9403682,1202,488
Cayce, SC12,9448125,2326,044
El Dorado, KS12,9313822,1182,499
Phelan, CA12,9475903,6264,217
Joppatowne, MD12,9484992,5283,026
Lake Forest Park, WA12,938602,2212,281
Source: The Lake Forest Park, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.