Lakewood, WA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,757
Total Crimes
4,525.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
82.74%
Above National Average
154 out of 174
In Washington
9,045 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Lakewood, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lakewood is 4,525.9 per 100,000 people. That's 82.74% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 52.09% higher than the Washington total crime rate of 2,975.8 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

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lakewood
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,757 4,525.9 2,975.8 2,476.7
Murder 2 3.3 2.6 5.0
Robbery 101 165.8 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 309 507.3 179.9 250.2
Violent Crime 461 756.8 293.9 366.7
Burglary 385 632.0 453.6 340.5
Larceny 1,607 2,638.1 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 304 499.0 320.5 219.9
Property Crime 2,296 3,769.1 2,681.9 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Lakewood

461.0
Violent Crimes
756.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
106.38%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 132.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lakewood each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lakewood is 756.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 106.38% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 157.53% higher than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lakewood

2,296.0
Property Crimes
3,769.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
78.64%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.5 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 3,769.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 78.64% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 40.54% higher than the Washington property crime rate of 2,681.9 per 100,000 people.

Lakewood Crime Compared To Washington Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Washington.
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
Plano, TX 291,611 5,339 1,830.9 1,683.1 147.8
Frisco, TX 199,445 2,550 1,278.5 1,198.3 80.2
Carrollton, TX 138,216 2,555 1,848.6 1,710.4 138.2
Richardson, TX 123,893 2,457 1,983.2 1,839.5 143.7
Allen, TX 105,961 1,242 1,172.1 1,089.1 83.0
Flower Mound, TX 79,052 773 977.8 923.4 54.4
Little Elm, TX 50,547 363 718.1 544.0 174.1
The Colony, TX 44,356 763 1,720.2 1,445.1 275.0
Coppell, TX 42,181 550 1,303.9 1,244.6 59.3
Southlake, TX 33,049 397 1,201.2 1,171.0 30.3
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