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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 5%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,873n/a (estimate)2,6522,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.44.35.0
Rape21n/a29.737.542.6
Robbery218n/a308.7132.481.6
Assault214n/a303.0267.1250.2
Violent crime454n/a (estimate)643441379
Burglary189n/a267.6386.1340.5
Theft723n/a1,023.81,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft507n/a717.9358.8219.9
Property crime1,419n/a (estimate)2,0092,3312,110

Key findings

  • Lynwood crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lynwood are 69% higher than the national average
  • In Lynwood you have a 1 in 38 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 1%

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 1.05 times less than the California average and 1.07 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Lynwood are 1.46 times more than the California average and 1.69 times more than the national average. For property crime, Lynwood has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the California average and 1.05 times less 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 16% 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 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynwood is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynwood is 1 in 38
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lynwood? In Lynwood, CA you have a 1 in 156 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 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 increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Lynwood has not changed. The total crime rate in Lynwood has increased by 1% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01769366435
      Rolling Hills, CA1,76054428482
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230657687
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41269746815
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782155818973
      Lynwood, CA71,2336432,0092,652

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lafayette, IN71,2494853,2903,775
      Gulfport, MS71,2653264,8245,150
      Turlock, CA71,1665753,1343,709
      Temple, TX71,1382802,2152,495
      Pawtucket, RI71,3894072,2772,684
      Lynwood, CA71,2336432,0092,652
      Source: The Lynwood, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.