Reported Annual Crime In Lakewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,449 (estimate)1,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a100.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a124.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)335 (estimate)245386
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,114 (estimate)1,5452,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.71 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakewood has decreased by 7%.

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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 299
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 41

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

Lakewood police department

ItemLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15914,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,64622323344
Dover Beaches South, NJ1,18350313363
Dover Beaches North, NJ1,41350317367
Pine Beach, NJ2,2110372372
Allenwood, NJ1,00260377437
Vista Center, NJ2,30562390451
Brielle, NJ4,7450463463
Lakewood, NJ54,6793352,1142,449

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pocatello, ID54,5923802,9933,373
Smyrna, GA54,7883432,7103,053
Novato, CA54,7901421,8451,987
Greenwood, IN54,5644623,4033,865
Mount Prospect, IL54,552471,0301,078
Lakewood, NJ54,6793352,1142,449
Source: The Lakewood, NJ 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.