Reported Annual Crime In Lakewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime939n/a (estimate)1,8652,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a6.05.65.3
Rape8n/a15.948.140.4
Robbery32n/a63.6107.8102.8
Assault20n/a39.7138.7248.5
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)125300386
Burglary144n/a286.0575.9468.9
Theft665n/a1,320.81,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft67n/a133.1169.3236.9
Property crime876n/a (estimate)1,7402,5782,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lakewood, OH 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 35% lower than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 34% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lakewood, OH shows a crime rate that is 58% lower than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lakewood, OH is shown to be 32% lower than the Ohio average and 29% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Olmsted Falls, OH8,94334339373
Bratenahl, OH1,16942362404
Valley View, OH1,97544379423
Rocky River, OH20,14534397431
Brecksville, OH13,54330403433
Seven Hills, OH11,73534549583
North Ridgeville, OH30,68036583619
Lakewood, OH51,4341251,7401,865

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.11 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakewood has decreased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lakewood, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lakewood, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 1.54 times less than the state average and 1.52 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lakewood, OH on a daily bases are 2.40 times less than than Ohio average and 3.09 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lakewood, OH are 1.48 times less than the daily state average and 1.41 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lakewood (higher is better)

How safe is Lakewood, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lakewood, OH is safer than 56% of the cities in Ohio and 64% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Ohio and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Lakewood, OH. Overall, Lakewood, OH is ranked above 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 800
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 54
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lakewood, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lakewood, OH you have a 1 in 800 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lakewood, OH.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lakewood, OH is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lakewood, OH 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 61% in Lakewood, OH, while property crimes in Lakewood, OH have decreased by 39%. Crimes in total for Lakewood, OH have decreased by 41% year over year.

Lakewood police department

ItemLakewoodOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11517,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.73.3
There are a total of 115 Lakewood police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.6% less than the Ohio average and 31.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Milford, CT51,509632,2602,324
West New York, NJ51,5112431,0201,264
Elkhart, IN51,5391,5074,3125,818
Levittown, PA51,3263061,6891,995
San Marcos, TX51,2893533,1133,465
Lakewood, OH51,4341251,7401,865
Source: The Lakewood, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.