Lakewood, OH 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Lakewood has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 70. How does Lakewood fare compared to other communities in Ohio of all population sizes? Lakewood's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of Ohio communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Lakewood has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Lakewood is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lakewood 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 Lakewood.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lakewood's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Lakewood is one in 801.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lakewood; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Lakewood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Lakewood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

62

650

712

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.25

13.08

14.33

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.25
2.93
National Median: 4
    Lakewood
    Ohio

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 801

in Lakewood

1 in 341

in Ohio

Lakewood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 49,678
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 29 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.58 0.54

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.08
20.56
National Median: 21
    Lakewood
    Ohio

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Lakewood

1 in 49

in Ohio

Lakewood Property CRIMES

Population: 49,678
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 77 518 55
Rate per 1,000 1.55 10.43 1.11

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Lakewood Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
128
27
National Median: 28.3
    Lakewood
    Ohio