Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

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


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

Crime rate in Lynnwood, WA

The 2018 crime rate in Lynnwood, WA is 292 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 82.2% U.S. cities. The 2018 Lynnwood crime rate fell by 30% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Lynnwood has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Lynnwood, WA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lynnwood:

291.7
Mountlake Terrace:

208.5
Edmonds:

163.7
Brier:

41.7
Woodway:

33.8
Lake Forest Park:

139.1
Shoreline:

167.2
Mill Creek:

113.8
Kenmore:

87.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lynnwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(20.7)
5
(14.7)
11
(32.7)
6
(17.9)
9
(26.8)
7
(20.6)
10
(27.5)
5
(13.6)
12
(33.0)
7
(19.1)
5
(13.6)
25
(67.2)
33
(85.8)
17
(44.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
45
(132.9)
60
(176.1)
73
(216.9)
62
(184.5)
53
(158.0)
36
(106.1)
41
(112.6)
36
(98.2)
52
(142.9)
52
(142.0)
34
(92.2)
46
(123.6)
48
(124.8)
36
(93.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(118.1)
34
(99.8)
47
(139.6)
77
(229.2)
46
(137.1)
39
(114.9)
49
(134.6)
33
(90.0)
40
(109.9)
41
(111.9)
41
(111.2)
72
(193.5)
57
(148.2)
48
(124.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
308
(909.4)
302
(886.2)
280
(831.8)
258
(767.8)
230
(685.7)
219
(645.5)
247
(678.6)
290
(791.3)
299
(821.5)
287
(783.5)
187
(507.0)
246
(661.0)
236
(613.5)
159
(411.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,028
(5,988)
2,116
(6,209)
2,162
(6,422)
1,849
(5,503)
1,887
(5,625)
1,740
(5,128)
1,751
(4,811)
1,703
(4,647)
1,950
(5,358)
2,073
(5,659)
1,822
(4,940)
2,145
(5,763)
1,876
(4,877)
1,286
(3,330)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
520
(1,535)
622
(1,825)
431
(1,280)
186
(553.5)
149
(444.2)
159
(468.6)
126
(346.2)
187
(510.3)
214
(588.0)
194
(529.6)
153
(414.8)
233
(626.1)
180
(467.9)
201
(520.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(23.6)
12
(35.2)
13
(38.6)
6
(17.9)
8
(23.8)
1
(2.9)
4
(11.0)
5
(13.6)
6
(16.5)
5
(13.7)
2
(5.4)
8
(21.5)
6
(15.6)
3
(7.8)
City-Data.com crime index511.9540.9536.7439.6404.8365.0355.8340.5415.6403.8332.4456.4416.3291.7

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 25 registered sex offenders living in Lynnwood, Washington as of September 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lynnwood is 1,531 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
Lynnwood:

152.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lynnwood:

227.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lynnwood:

225.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lynnwood:

120.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lynnwood:

146.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lynnwood:

164.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lynnwood:

107.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lynnwood:

156.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lynnwood:

137.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lynnwood:

174.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lynnwood:

230.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lynnwood:

210.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lynnwood:

152.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lynnwood:

152.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lynnwood:

106.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lynnwood:

96.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lynnwood:

136.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Lynnwood:

326.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Lynnwood:

436.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lynnwood:

514.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lynnwood:

410.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lynnwood:

519.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lynnwood:

520.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lynnwood:

467.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lynnwood:

428.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lynnwood:

455.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lynnwood:

485.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lynnwood:

511.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lynnwood:

679.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lynnwood:

761.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lynnwood:

711.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lynnwood:

484.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lynnwood:

469.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lynnwood:

449.5
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: 105 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Washington average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 97 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Washington average:

1.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 102 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 101 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Washington average:

1.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 100 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 98 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 95 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 102 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Washington average:

1.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 114 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Washington average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 114 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 112 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Washington average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 103 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 97 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 95 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 92 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 95 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Washington average:

1.62

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

Zip codes: 98036.