Reported Annual Crime In Lakewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,664 (estimate)3,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a46.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a369.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)221 (estimate)505373
Burglaryn/an/an/a705.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a264.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,443 (estimate)3,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.56 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakewood has decreased by 28%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakewood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakewood is 1 in 453
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 61

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

Lakewood police department

ItemLakewoodSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.13.3

Sex offenders in South Carolina

StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
South Carolina12,678314222
There are a total of 12,678 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 314 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 41% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stateburg, SC1,615110720831
Oakland, SC1,2672251,4691,694
Cane Savannah, SC1,1182321,5171,749
East Sumter, SC1,2752371,5511,788
Wedgefield, SC1,3372501,6321,882
Lakewood, SC2,9422211,4431,664

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hartville, OH2,941341,4821,516
Hillsboro, KS2,940279628907
Ballville, OH2,9401039131,016
Helena, GA2,9402371,8962,133
Hillsboro, MO2,940652,3512,417
Lakewood, SC2,9422211,4431,664
Source: The Lakewood, SC 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.