Reported Annual Crime In Lynnwood

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 peopleLynnwood/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,431n/a (estimate)6,3193,4782,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynnwood/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.63.15.3
Rape33n/a85.844.041.7
Robbery48n/a124.872.898.0
Assault57n/a148.2184.6248.9
Violent crime139n/a (estimate)361305394
Burglary236n/a613.5590.4430.4
Theft1,876n/a4,876.62,194.41,694.4
Vehicle theft180n/a467.9388.8237.4
Property crime2,292n/a (estimate)5,9583,1742,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Lynnwood, WA. The total number of reported crimes in Lynnwood, WA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Lynnwood, WA crime rate is 82% higher than the Washington average and is 129% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Lynnwood, WA has a violent crime rate that is 19% higher than the Washington average and 8% lower than the national average. For property crime, Lynnwood, WA is 88% higher than the Washington average and 152% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lynnwood is 129% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.31 daily crimes that occur in Lynnwood.
  • Lynnwood is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lynnwood you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lynnwood has increased by 4%.

Compare Lynnwood, WA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lynnwood (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lynnwood, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Lynnwood, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.82 times more than the Washington average and 2.29 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lynnwood, WA is 1.19 times more than the Washington average and 1.09 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lynnwood, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.88 times more than the Washington average and 2.52 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lynnwood (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Washington and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Lynnwood, WA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Lynnwood, WA has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Lynnwood, WA is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Washington and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Lynnwood, WA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Lynnwood, WA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lynnwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lynnwood is 1 in 277
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynnwood is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynnwood is 1 in 16
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lynnwood, WA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lynnwood, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 277. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 17 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lynnwood, WA is 1 in 16.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lynnwood, WA 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 Lynnwood, WA has increased by 64% and the rate of property crime in Lynnwood, WA has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Lynnwood, WA has increased by 4% year to year.

Lynnwood police department

ItemLynnwoodWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)958,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.23.3
There are a total of 95 Lynnwood police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.6% greater than the Washington average and 20.3% 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
Yarrow Point, WA1,14943445488
Clyde Hill, WA3,1970573573
High Bridge, WA2,63453554607
Cathcart, WA2,66559620679
Woodway, WA1,3670720720
Clearview, WA3,90767694761
Langley, WA1,30072756828
Lynnwood, WA36,8613615,9586,319

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hobbs, NM36,8636464,2814,927
Brighton, NY36,8754171,7702,187
Lake Worth, FL36,8381,2903,9375,226
Oakville, MO36,8383241,7312,054
Plant City, FL36,8305313,2863,817
Lynnwood, WA36,8613615,9586,319
Source: The Lynnwood, WA 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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