Reported Annual Crime In Lawndale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawndale/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime611n/a (estimate)1,8402,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawndale/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a6.04.65.3
Rape3n/a9.037.241.7
Robbery66n/a198.8143.298.0
Assault107n/a322.2264.2248.9
Violent crime178n/a (estimate)536449383
Burglary75n/a225.9446.9430.4
Theft214n/a644.51,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft144n/a433.7425.9237.4
Property crime433n/a (estimate)1,3042,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lawndale, 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 Lawndale, 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 Lawndale, CA averages 38% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 33% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lawndale, CA is 19% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 40% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 48% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 45% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Lawndale, CA area.
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Lawndale crime map

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The Lawndale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lawndale as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lawndale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lawndale is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.04 daily crimes that occur in Lawndale.
  • Lawndale is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lawndale you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lawndale has decreased by 11%.

Compare Lawndale, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lawndale (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Lawndale, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Lawndale, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.60 times less than the California average and 1.49 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Lawndale, CA is 1.19 times more than the California average and 1.40 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Lawndale, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.91 times less than the California average and 1.81 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lawndale (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lawndale, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lawndale, CA safer than 28% when compared to other California cities, and 23% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lawndale, CA. At this time, Lawndale, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lawndale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lawndale is 1 in 187
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lawndale is 1 in 77
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lawndale is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lawndale, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lawndale, CA you have a 1 in 187 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 77 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lawndale, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lawndale, 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 Lawndale, CA has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Lawndale, CA has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Lawndale, CA has decreased by 11% year to year.

Lawndale police department

ItemLawndaleCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
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
Rolling Hills, CA1,7600317317
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821588761,034
Topanga, CA7,8581588761,034
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412781,0481,125
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
Lawndale, CA33,1615361,3041,840

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jackson, MI33,1651,1304,1775,307
Manitowoc, WI33,1833052,7823,087
Fair Lawn, NJ33,205681,0551,123
Hilliard, OH33,108471,1181,165
Montgomery Village, MD33,0915652,5103,075
Lawndale, CA33,1615361,3041,840
Source: The Lawndale, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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