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


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

Crime rate in Lynwood, CA

The 2019 crime rate in Lynwood, CA is 297 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 83.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Lynwood crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 8 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Lynwood has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Lynwood, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lynwood:

297.0
South Gate:

330.8
Compton:

468.6
Paramount:

308.9
Cudahy:

158.6
Bell:

192.8
Bell Gardens:

176.9
Huntington Park:

397.9
Downey:

215.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lynwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
18
(25.1)
9
(12.6)
9
(12.8)
2
(2.9)
4
(5.7)
4
(5.7)
9
(12.7)
2
(2.8)
4
(5.6)
5
(6.9)
9
(12.4)
8
(11.2)
9
(12.6)
1
(1.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(32.0)
27
(37.9)
23
(32.7)
11
(15.7)
14
(20.1)
8
(11.3)
24
(33.8)
14
(19.7)
10
(13.9)
18
(24.9)
31
(42.8)
16
(22.4)
22
(30.8)
21
(29.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
258
(359.1)
274
(384.7)
234
(332.5)
242
(345.6)
271
(388.9)
283
(400.9)
211
(297.6)
189
(265.9)
186
(259.0)
149
(205.8)
197
(271.8)
220
(307.9)
180
(252.4)
218
(308.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
394
(548.4)
411
(577.1)
394
(559.8)
389
(555.5)
326
(467.9)
314
(444.8)
297
(418.9)
231
(325.0)
201
(279.9)
242
(334.3)
232
(320.1)
214
(299.5)
215
(301.5)
214
(303.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
301
(418.9)
395
(554.7)
441
(626.6)
298
(425.5)
392
(562.6)
429
(607.7)
350
(493.6)
325
(457.3)
235
(327.2)
293
(404.7)
245
(338.1)
293
(410.1)
228
(319.7)
189
(267.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
483
(672.2)
503
(706.3)
457
(649.3)
455
(649.7)
442
(634.4)
496
(702.6)
503
(709.4)
649
(913.1)
596
(829.9)
484
(668.5)
701
(967.3)
688
(962.9)
656
(919.9)
723
(1,024)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
844
(1,175)
949
(1,333)
864
(1,228)
661
(943.9)
494
(709.0)
468
(663.0)
520
(733.3)
554
(779.4)
593
(825.8)
642
(886.8)
767
(1,058)
700
(979.7)
554
(776.8)
507
(717.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
41
(57.1)
35
(49.1)
22
(31.3)
19
(27.1)
20
(28.7)
22
(31.2)
8
(11.3)
12
(16.9)
9
(12.5)
16
(22.1)
17
(23.5)
22
(30.8)
21
(29.4)
14
(19.8)
City-Data.com crime index443.3460.1431.5364.3359.3353.3347.1297.0278.1288.3351.7338.2307.3297.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 69 registered sex offenders living in Lynwood, California as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lynwood is 1,041 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 Lynwood, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Lynwood:

338.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Lynwood:

333.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lynwood:

348.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lynwood:

363.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lynwood:

308.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lynwood:

294.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lynwood:

320.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lynwood:

417.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lynwood:

445.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lynwood:

460.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lynwood:

471.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lynwood:

504.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lynwood:

544.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lynwood:

535.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lynwood:

528.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lynwood:

464.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lynwood:

624.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lynwood:

609.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Lynwood:

212.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Lynwood:

226.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Lynwood:

277.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lynwood:

274.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lynwood:

247.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lynwood:

230.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lynwood:

254.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lynwood:

244.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lynwood:

256.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lynwood:

250.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lynwood:

259.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lynwood:

341.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lynwood:

346.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lynwood:

293.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lynwood:

337.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lynwood:

280.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lynwood:

264.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lynwood:

261.2
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: 90280.