Reported Annual Crime In Lakewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,070n/a (estimate)5,1203,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape43n/a71.737.738.6
Robbery90n/a150.176.0101.9
Assault281n/a468.7167.8237.8
Violent crime414n/a (estimate)690284373
Burglary537n/a895.6711.2491.4
Theft1,865n/a3,110.52,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft254n/a423.6374.7220.2
Property crime2,656n/a (estimate)4,4303,4642,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lakewood, WA 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 37% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 79% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lakewood, WA shows a crime rate that is 143% higher than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 85% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lakewood, WA is shown to be 28% higher than the Washington average and 78% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 79% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.03 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakewood has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lakewood, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Lakewood, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.37 times more than the Washington average and 1.79 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lakewood, WA is 2.43 times more than the Washington average and 1.85 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lakewood, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the Washington average and 1.78 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lakewood (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lakewood, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lakewood, WA safer than 4% when compared to other Washington cities, and 10% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Washington, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lakewood, WA. At this time, Lakewood, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakewood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakewood is 1 in 145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 20
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lakewood, WA? 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, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 145. 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 23 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, WA is 1 in 20.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lakewood, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lakewood, 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 increased by 8% in Lakewood, WA, while property crimes in Lakewood, WA have increased by 7%. Crimes in total for Lakewood, WA have increased by 7% year over year.

Lakewood police department

ItemLakewoodWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1158,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 115 Lakewood police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.3% less than the Washington average and 40.7% 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
Browns Point, WA1,31042507549
Canterwood, WA3,77754660714
Fox Island, WA3,55656686743
DuPont, WA8,85194792886
McMillin, WA1,324821,0001,082
Lakewood, WA58,8906904,4305,120

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Petaluma, CA58,9124042,2132,617
Rogers, AR58,9444393,3063,746
Des Plaines, IL58,802851,0751,159
Huntington Park, CA58,7876473,3974,044
Rocklin, CA59,0021051,9692,073
Lakewood, WA58,8906904,4305,120
Source: The Lakewood, 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.