Reported Annual Crime In Lynden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynden/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime150n/a (estimate)1,1143,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynden/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape2n/a14.937.738.6
Robbery3n/a22.376.0101.9
Assault7n/a52.0167.8237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)89284373
Burglary25n/a185.7711.2491.4
Theft112n/a831.82,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a7.4374.7220.2
Property crime138n/a (estimate)1,0253,4642,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lynden, 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 70% lower than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 61% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lynden, WA shows a crime rate that is 69% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 76% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lynden, WA is shown to be 70% lower than the Washington average and 59% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lynden is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.05 daily crimes that occur in Lynden.
  • Lynden is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lynden you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lynden has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Lynden (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Lynden, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Lynden, WA the total number of daily crimes is 3.36 times less than the Washington average and 2.57 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Lynden, WA is 3.19 times less than the Washington average and 4.18 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Lynden, WA has a daily crime rate that is 3.38 times less than the Washington average and 2.43 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lynden (higher is better)

How safe is Lynden, WA compared to other cities in Washington and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lynden, WA is safer than 87% of the cities in Washington and 79% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Washington and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Lynden, WA. Overall, Lynden, WA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lynden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lynden is 1 in 1122
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynden is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynden is 1 in 90
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lynden, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lynden, WA you have a 1 in 1122 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 98 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lynden, WA.

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

Determining whether Lynden, WA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Lynden, WA has increased by 46% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Lynden, WA has decreased by 1% in the same time frame.

Lynden police department

ItemLyndenWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)188,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
There are a total of 18 Lynden police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.7% less than the Washington average and 54.9% 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
Everson, WA2,5280815815
Geneva, WA2,429861,0551,141
Nooksack, WA1,5651281,5601,688
Sumas, WA1,256742,2112,284
Ferndale, WA12,0401302,3332,464
Lynden, WA12,579891,0251,114

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Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
Santa Fe, TX12,5722461,3481,595
Gaffney, SC12,5656904,6325,322
Big Bear City, CA12,5635473,3633,910
Bainbridge, GA12,6004264,2574,683
Lynden, WA12,579891,0251,114
Source: The Lynden, 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.