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Crime rate in Lakewood, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Lakewood, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Lakewood, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Lakewood, CA is 215 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 70.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Lakewood crime rate fell by 18% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Lakewood has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Lakewood, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lakewood:

215.1
Artesia:

247.2
Bellflower:

249.2
Hawaiian Gardens:

239.9
Cerritos:

270.4
Long Beach:

335.4
Signal Hill:

531.0
La Palma:

135.3
Los Alamitos:

97.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lakewood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(4.9)
4
(5.0)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.2)
3
(3.7)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.7)
2
(2.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(15.9)
11
(13.5)
17
(21.2)
13
(16.5)
20
(25.5)
15
(19.3)
9
(11.1)
13
(16.0)
11
(13.6)
7
(8.6)
15
(18.3)
7
(8.5)
13
(16.0)
23
(28.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
193
(236.4)
220
(271.0)
248
(309.5)
225
(285.2)
173
(220.8)
128
(164.3)
98
(121.0)
102
(125.3)
110
(135.7)
78
(95.8)
93
(113.3)
113
(137.9)
151
(185.7)
118
(145.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
165
(202.1)
172
(211.8)
188
(234.6)
131
(166.0)
172
(219.6)
153
(196.4)
105
(129.6)
111
(136.4)
102
(125.8)
116
(142.5)
111
(135.3)
101
(123.3)
151
(185.7)
127
(156.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
418
(512.1)
394
(485.3)
410
(511.6)
313
(396.7)
316
(403.4)
307
(394.1)
341
(421.0)
371
(455.9)
419
(516.7)
320
(393.2)
378
(460.7)
342
(417.5)
438
(538.6)
275
(339.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,880
(2,303)
1,427
(1,758)
1,631
(2,035)
1,389
(1,761)
1,401
(1,788)
1,249
(1,603)
1,295
(1,599)
1,381
(1,697)
1,356
(1,672)
1,191
(1,463)
1,515
(1,847)
1,872
(2,285)
1,725
(2,121)
1,347
(1,661)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
490
(600.3)
434
(534.5)
437
(545.3)
374
(474.1)
400
(510.6)
320
(410.8)
263
(324.7)
310
(380.9)
287
(353.9)
226
(277.7)
305
(371.7)
307
(374.8)
259
(318.5)
226
(278.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(19.6)
11
(13.5)
8
(10.0)
7
(8.9)
12
(15.3)
2
(2.6)
4
(4.9)
6
(7.4)
9
(11.1)
4
(4.9)
4
(4.9)
14
(17.1)
4
(4.9)
5
(6.2)
City-Data.com crime index300.1291.4327.6273.1273.8228.6195.5210.4213.0174.9218.9228.4261.1215.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Lakewood, California as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lakewood is 1,308 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Lakewood, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Lakewood:

184.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lakewood:

209.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lakewood:

144.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lakewood:

149.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lakewood:

130.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lakewood:

149.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lakewood:

149.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lakewood:

141.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lakewood:

199.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lakewood:

248.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lakewood:

247.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lakewood:

303.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lakewood:

264.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lakewood:

235.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lakewood:

235.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lakewood:

220.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lakewood:

210.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Lakewood:

192.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Lakewood:

261.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lakewood:

254.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lakewood:

240.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lakewood:

193.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lakewood:

240.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lakewood:

233.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lakewood:

212.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lakewood:

220.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lakewood:

246.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lakewood:

238.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lakewood:

285.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lakewood:

265.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lakewood:

307.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lakewood:

328.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lakewood:

302.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lakewood:

301.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Zip codes: 90712, 90713, 90715, 90807.