Reported Annual Crime In Lynwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,833n/a (estimate)2,5323,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a6.94.84.9
Rape18n/a24.932.738.6
Robbery149n/a205.8135.0101.9
Assault242n/a334.3253.8237.8
Violent crime414n/a (estimate)572426373
Burglary293n/a404.7504.3491.4
Theft484n/a668.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft642n/a886.8436.8220.2
Property crime1,419n/a (estimate)1,9602,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lynwood, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Lynwood, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Lynwood, CA averages 17% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 11% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lynwood, CA is 34% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 53% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 25% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 21% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Lynwood, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lynwood is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.94 daily crimes that occur in Lynwood.
  • Lynwood is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lynwood you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lynwood has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Lynwood (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lynwood, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Lynwood, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times less than the California average and 1.13 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lynwood, CA are 1.34 times more than the California average and 1.53 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lynwood, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the California average and 1.27 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lynwood (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Lynwood, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Lynwood, CA has been ranked safer than 22% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Lynwood, CA is safer than 20% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Lynwood, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Lynwood, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lynwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lynwood is 1 in 175
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynwood is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynwood is 1 in 40
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lynwood, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lynwood, CA you have a 1 in 175 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 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lynwood, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lynwood, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Lynwood, CA has increased by 3% and the rate of property crime in Lynwood, CA has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Lynwood, CA has not changed year to year.

Lynwood police department

ItemLynwoodCaliforniaNational
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
San Pasqual, CA2,14367411477
Rolling Hills, CA1,68952680732
Rose Hills, CA3,260106650756
Ladera Heights, CA7,362139851990
East Pasadena, CA6,123139851990
Lynwood, CA70,7895721,9602,532

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Manteca, CA70,6932843,2653,548
Passaic, NJ70,6514551,5321,987
Iowa City, IA70,5972592,5702,829
Apple Valley, CA70,5613242,6022,926
Waukesha, WI71,0831511,5831,734
Lynwood, CA70,7895721,9602,532
Source: The Lynwood, 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.