Reported Annual Crime In Battle Ground

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBattle Ground/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime461n/a (estimate)2,3963,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBattle Ground/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.22.94.9
Rape7n/a36.437.738.6
Robbery3n/a15.676.0101.9
Assault21n/a109.2167.8237.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)166284373
Burglary52n/a270.3711.2491.4
Theft346n/a1,798.42,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft31n/a161.1374.7220.2
Property crime429n/a (estimate)2,2303,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Battle Ground, WA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Battle Ground, WA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Battle Ground, WA averages 36% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 16% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Battle Ground, WA is 42% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 55% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 36% lower than the remainder of the state of Washington and 10% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Battle Ground, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Battle Ground is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.56 daily crimes that occur in Battle Ground.
  • Battle Ground is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Battle Ground you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Battle Ground has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Battle Ground (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Battle Ground, WA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Washington as well as those across America as a whole. The Battle Ground, WA total amount of daily offenses is 1.56 times less than the Washington average and 1.19 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Battle Ground, WA is 1.71 times less than the Washington average, and it is 2.24 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Battle Ground, WA has a daily crime figure that is 1.55 times less than the Washington average and 1.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Battle Ground (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Battle Ground, WA area in comparison to other Washington communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Battle Ground, WA being safer than 61% of cities in Washington and 53% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Washington cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Battle Ground, WA. In conclusion, Battle Ground, WA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Battle Ground

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Battle Ground is 1 in 602
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Battle Ground is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Battle Ground is 1 in 42
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Battle Ground, WA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Battle Ground, WA, you have a 1 in 602 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Battle Ground, WA is 1 in 42.

Year Over Year Crime In Battle Ground (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Battle Ground, WA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Battle Ground, WA has increased by 33% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 27% year over year. Total crimes for Battle Ground, WA has increased by 27% in the same time frame.

Battle Ground police department

ItemBattle GroundWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)248,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.23.3
There are a total of 24 Battle Ground police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.4% less than the Washington average and 59.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Washington

StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
Washington6,10297222
There are a total of 6,102 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 97 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 56% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Columbia City, OR2,35151563614
Duluth, WA1,18462750812
La Center, WA3,036329891,021
Lewisville, WA1,945831,0161,099
Meadow Glade, WA2,485871,0581,145
Battle Ground, WA18,1681662,2302,396

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Wisconsin Rapids, WI18,162954,5444,639
Pampa, TX18,1805085,1145,622
Middleton, WI18,185471,4511,499
East Hemet, CA18,1886423,9484,590
Onalaska, WI18,14852,1532,159
Battle Ground, WA18,1681662,2302,396
Source: The Battle Ground, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.