Lynwood, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,864
Total Crimes
2,613.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.77%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Lynwood, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lynwood is 2,613.8 per 100,000 people. That's 1.77% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -7.57% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 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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Lynwood SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
2
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lynwood
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,864 2,613.8 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 9 12.6 4.4 5.0
Robbery 180 252.4 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 215 301.5 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 426 597.3 447.4 368.9
Burglary 228 319.7 416.2 376.0
Larceny 656 919.9 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 554 776.8 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 1,438 2,016.4 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Lynwood

426
Violent Crimes
597.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
61.93%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 167.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lynwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lynwood is 597.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 61.93% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 33.51% higher than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lynwood

1,438
Property Crimes
2,016.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-8.32%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 49.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lynwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lynwood is 2,016.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -8.32% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -15.29% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Lynwood Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Lynwood

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Compton, CA 97,775 3,733 3,817.9 2,617.2 1,200.7
South Gate, CA 95,570 2,998 3,137.0 2,473.6 663.4
Lakewood, CA 81,097 2,118 2,611.7 2,278.8 332.9
Huntington Park, CA 58,922 2,229 3,783.0 3,054.9 728.1
Paramount, CA 55,023 1,756 3,191.4 2,593.5 597.9
Cypress, CA 49,223 762 1,548.1 1,430.2 117.8
La Mirada, CA 49,175 918 1,866.8 1,685.8 181.0
Bell Gardens, CA 42,845 750 1,750.5 1,477.4 273.1
Cudahy, CA 24,114 277 1,148.7 775.5 373.2
Artesia, CA 16,959 417 2,458.9 1,975.4 483.5
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