Lake Forest Park, WA 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

The crime rate in Lake Forest Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Lake Forest Park is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Lake Forest Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Lake Forest Park has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Lake Forest Park to other communities of similar population, then Lake Forest Park crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lake Forest Park 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 Lake Forest Park 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 Lake Forest Park.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Lake Forest Park has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Lake Forest Park's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lake Forest Park's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Lake Forest Park 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 Lake Forest Park is one in 36.

Lake Forest Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Lake Forest Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

375

375

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

27.51

27.51

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.0
2.93
National Median: 4
    Lake Forest Park
    Washington

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Lake Forest Park

1 in 341

in Washington

Lake Forest Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,630
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
27.51
27.28
National Median: 19
    Lake Forest Park
    Washington

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Lake Forest Park

1 in 37

in Washington

Lake Forest Park Property CRIMES

Population: 13,630
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 310 25
Rate per 1,000 2.93 22.74 1.83

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Lake Forest Park Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
103
49
National Median: 26.9
    Lake Forest Park
    Washington

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Zip Codes in Lake Forest Park, WA