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Crime rate in Lynden, Washington (WA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Lynden, WA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Lynden, WA

The 2018 crime rate in Lynden, WA is 121 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 46.2% U.S. cities. The 2018 Lynden crime rate rose by 41% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Lynden has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Lynden, WA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lynden:

120.9
Everson:

45.1
Ferndale:

131.9
Sumas:

50.4
Blaine:

257.4
Bellingham:

244.7
Anacortes:

166.6
Sedro-Woolley:

145.8
Burlington:

435.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lynden by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.9)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.3)
2
(16.2)
2
(16.5)
1
(8.2)
1
(7.8)
3
(22.9)
2
(14.9)
2
(14.5)
3
(21.0)
7
(47.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(25.4)
2
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.6)
3
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
3
(20.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(28.3)
11
(101.1)
7
(62.7)
4
(33.9)
9
(74.9)
8
(64.6)
18
(148.3)
5
(40.9)
7
(54.7)
4
(30.5)
7
(52.0)
7
(50.6)
5
(35.0)
8
(54.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(320.8)
27
(248.1)
35
(313.6)
35
(296.3)
36
(299.5)
33
(266.6)
36
(296.6)
30
(245.4)
27
(210.8)
17
(129.5)
25
(185.7)
18
(130.1)
28
(195.8)
32
(219.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
183
(1,727)
196
(1,801)
218
(1,954)
159
(1,346)
139
(1,156)
185
(1,495)
148
(1,219)
145
(1,186)
97
(757.3)
120
(914.1)
112
(831.8)
110
(795.1)
157
(1,098)
163
(1,116)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(94.4)
6
(55.1)
6
(53.8)
2
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
5
(41.2)
2
(16.4)
2
(15.6)
3
(22.9)
1
(7.4)
6
(43.4)
4
(28.0)
10
(68.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.9)
3
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.5)
1
(7.0)
4
(27.4)
City-Data.com crime index122.7114.1131.397.193.8105.0134.699.565.874.175.866.185.7120.9

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.




According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lynden, Washington as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lynden is 1,950 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Lynden:

85.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lynden:

42.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lynden:

39.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lynden:

52.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lynden:

41.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lynden:

39.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lynden:

49.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lynden:

111.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lynden:

48.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lynden:

54.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lynden:

38.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lynden:

49.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lynden:

50.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lynden:

37.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lynden:

46.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lynden:

49.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lynden:

15.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Lynden:

109.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Lynden:

98.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lynden:

72.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lynden:

79.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lynden:

75.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lynden:

82.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lynden:

110.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lynden:

126.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lynden:

129.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lynden:

117.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lynden:

129.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lynden:

168.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lynden:

148.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lynden:

164.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lynden:

182.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lynden:

181.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lynden:

151.8
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Washington average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Washington average:

1.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Washington average:

1.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Washington average:

1.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Washington average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Washington average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lynden, WA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 98264.