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Crime Report for Lake Forest Park,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Lake Forest Park, is 3.6 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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Lake Forest Park Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lake Forest Park, has a violent crime rate of 88 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 420 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

Lake Forest Park 88
WA 420
National 676

Lake Forest Park, is in the 22% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 27% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 22% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Lake Forest Park, or said another way, 78% of cities in have crime rates higher than Lake Forest Park.


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Crime Lake Forest Park WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 87.6 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 31.8 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 55.7 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 2189.1 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 477.6 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 1544.3 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 167.2 559.3 382.3
Arson 0.0 27.7 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.


Lake Forest Park, has a property crime rate of 2189.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4771.5 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

Lake Forest Park 2189.1
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Lake Forest Park Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 23
National Percentile Rank - 45