Lakewood, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,068
Total Crimes
2,580.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
4.18%
Above National Average
292 out of 461
In California
7,215 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Lakewood, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lakewood is 2,580.1 per 100,000 people. That's 4.18% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -6.94% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Lakewood SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

How Does Lakewood Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Lakewood
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,068 2,580.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 104 129.8 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 98 122.3 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 222 277.0 441.2 366.7
Burglary 303 378.0 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,354 1,689.3 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 189 235.8 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,846 2,303.2 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Lakewood

222.0
Violent Crimes
277.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.47%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 361.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lakewood each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lakewood is 277.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.47% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -37.22% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lakewood

1,846.0
Property Crimes
2,303.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
9.16%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 43.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lakewood each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lakewood is 2,303.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 9.16% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.20% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Lakewood Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Lakewood

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Long Beach, CA 467,974 13,666 2,920.2 2,414.0 506.2
Norwalk, CA 105,067 2,003 1,906.4 1,495.2 411.2
Bellflower, CA 77,196 1,833 2,374.5 1,950.9 423.6
Paramount, CA 54,422 1,593 2,927.1 2,289.5 637.6
Placentia, CA 51,756 1,081 2,088.6 1,717.7 371.0
Cerritos, CA 50,642 1,761 3,477.4 3,226.6 250.8
Cypress, CA 49,085 648 1,320.2 1,214.2 105.9
La Mirada, CA 48,702 787 1,616.0 1,439.4 176.6
Artesia, CA 16,779 356 2,121.7 1,692.6 429.1
La Palma, CA 15,571 319 2,048.7 1,939.5 109.2
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