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Crime Report for Lakewood,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Lakewood, is 1.1 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Lakewood Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lakewood, has a violent crime rate of 517 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 396 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Lakewood 517
CO 396
National 676

Lakewood, is in the 79% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 79% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 79% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Lakewood, or said another way, 21% of cities in have crime rates higher than Lakewood.


  Review crime rate data for Lakewood,

Crime Lakewood CO Nation
Violent Crime Total 517.2 395.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.7 3.7 6.5
Forcible Rape 61.5 49.4 31.1
Robbery Rate 138.8 91.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 316.2 251.3 315
Property Crime Total 4262.4 3345.3 3726.9
Burglary 650.2 645.3 812.3
Larceny Theft 3140.1 2366.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 472.1 333.8 382.3
Arson 30.8 28.6 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lakewood, has a property crime rate of 4262.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3345.3 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Lakewood 4262.4
CO 3345.3
National 3727



Lakewood Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 76
National Percentile Rank - 80