Annual Crime In Lewiston (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLewiston/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,313 (estimate)2,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLewiston/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)208 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,106 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Lewiston crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lewiston are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Lewiston you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lewiston is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lewiston has decreased by 6%

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Compare Lewiston, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lewiston (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lewiston (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lewiston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lewiston is 1 in 482
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lewiston is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lewiston is 1 in 77

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

      Lewiston police department

      ItemLewistonCaliforniaNational
      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
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Weaverville, CA3,2412851,5151,800
      Junction City, CA6755592,9753,534
      Douglas City, CA5956203,3033,923
      French Gulch, CA4927223,8464,568
      Lewiston, CA1,3202081,1061,313

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Metolius, OR1,3201611,6251,785
      Hiram, OH1,32097755852
      Central City, IA1,32097657754
      Cave Spring, GA1,3193541,0611,415
      Kernville, CA1,3191839721,154
      Lewiston, CA1,3202081,1061,313
      Source: The Lewiston, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.