Reported Annual Crime In Lakewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,420n/a (estimate)2,9503,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a3.74.84.9
Rape15n/a18.332.738.6
Robbery93n/a113.3135.0101.9
Assault111n/a135.3253.8237.8
Violent crime222n/a (estimate)271426373
Burglary378n/a460.7504.3491.4
Theft1,515n/a1,846.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft305n/a371.7436.8220.2
Property crime2,198n/a (estimate)2,6792,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lakewood, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 3% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 3% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lakewood, CA shows a crime rate that is 37% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 27% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lakewood, CA is shown to be 2% higher than the California average and 8% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.08 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakewood has increased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lakewood, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lakewood, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.03 times less than the state average and 1.03 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lakewood, CA on a daily bases are 1.58 times less than than California average and 1.38 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lakewood, CA are 1.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.08 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lakewood (higher is better)

How safe is Lakewood, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lakewood, CA is safer than 50% of the cities in California and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Lakewood, CA. Overall, Lakewood, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakewood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakewood is 1 in 370
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 34
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lakewood, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lakewood, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 370. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 38 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lakewood, CA is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Lakewood, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Lakewood, CA has increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Lakewood, CA has increased by 26% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lakewood, CA has increased by 24% year over year.

Lakewood police department

ItemLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rolling Hills, CA1,68952680732
Rose Hills, CA3,260106650756
Ladera Heights, CA7,362139851990
La Habra Heights, CA5,398361,0001,036
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Lakewood, CA80,9262712,6792,950

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Johns Creek, GA80,97939640679
Meridian, ID81,0251071,1581,265
Chino, CA80,8102562,4762,732
Fishers, IN81,060241,0621,085
Parma, OH80,699991,2891,388
Lakewood, CA80,9262712,6792,950
Source: The Lakewood, CA 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.