Lynn Haven, FL
Crime Rates


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Lynn Haven, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Lynn Haven is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lynn Haven is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Lynn Haven is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Lynn Haven has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Lynn Haven to other communities of similar population, then Lynn Haven crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lynn Haven does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lynn Haven does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lynn Haven.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lynn Haven occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lynn Haven; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 395. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lynn Haven's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Lynn Haven a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Lynn Haven is one in 38.

Lynn Haven Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Lynn Haven Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Lynn Haven 2.53
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 395

in Lynn Haven

1 in 217

in Florida


Population: 20,156
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 8 40
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.40 1.98


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Lynn Haven 26.29
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Lynn Haven

1 in 36

in Florida

Lynn Haven Property CRIMES

Population: 20,156
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46 460 24
Rate per 1,000 2.28 22.82 1.19

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lynn Haven Crimes Per Square Mile

Lynn Haven 55
Florida 64

Zip Codes in Lynn Haven, FL