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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 10%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,952n/a (estimate)2,7922,5812,346
Murder4n/a5.75.66.5
Rape17n/a24.334.238.4
Robbery157n/a224.5113.673.9
Assault263n/a376.1288.7279.7
Violent crime441n/a (estimate)631442388
Burglary102n/a145.9369.7314.2
Theft740n/a1,058.31,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft669n/a956.8427.6246.0
Property crime1,511n/a (estimate)2,1612,1391,958

Key findings

  • Lynwood crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lynwood are 63% higher than the national average
  • In Lynwood you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lynwood is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lynwood has increased by 5%

Lynwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lynwood (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lynwood, per 100,000 residents. In Lynwood, the total number of daily crimes is 1.08 times more than the California average and 1.19 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Lynwood are 1.43 times more than the California average and 1.63 times more than the national average. For property crime, Lynwood has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times more than the California average and 1.10 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Lynwood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Lynwood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Lynwood is safer than 15% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Lynwood is safer than 14% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Lynwood 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 159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynwood is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynwood is 1 in 36
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lynwood? In Lynwood, CA you have a 1 in 159 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 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lynwood.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Lynwood is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Lynwood has decreased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Lynwood has increased by 8%. The total crime rate in Lynwood has increased by 5% year to year.

      Lynwood police department

      ItemLynwoodCaliforniaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolling Hills, CA1,7600326326
      San Pasqual, CA2,01769336405
      Rose Hills, CA3,033100482581
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230649679
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195144696839
      La Habra Heights, CA5,40646848894
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782155751906
      Lynwood, CA71,2336312,1612,792

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lafayette, IN71,2495943,0513,645
      Gulfport, MS71,2654394,2674,706
      Turlock, CA71,1665502,7803,330
      Temple, TX71,1383722,6272,998
      Pawtucket, RI71,3894002,0772,477
      Lynwood, CA71,2336312,1612,792
      Source: The Lynwood, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.