Reported Annual Crime In Bellevue

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellevue/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,483n/a (estimate)3,2363,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellevue/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.42.94.9
Rape19n/a13.737.738.6
Robbery61n/a44.076.0101.9
Assault70n/a50.5167.8237.8
Violent crime152n/a (estimate)110284373
Burglary789n/a569.5711.2491.4
Theft3,321n/a2,397.32,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft221n/a159.5374.7220.2
Property crime4,331n/a (estimate)3,1263,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Bellevue, 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 Bellevue, 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 Bellevue, WA averages 14% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 13% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Bellevue, WA is 61% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 71% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 10% lower than the remainder of the state of Washington and 26% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Bellevue, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bellevue is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.87 daily crimes that occur in Bellevue.
  • Bellevue is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bellevue you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bellevue has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Bellevue (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bellevue, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Bellevue, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times less than the Washington average and 1.13 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bellevue, WA is 2.59 times less than the Washington average and 3.40 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bellevue, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the Washington average and 1.26 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bellevue (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Washington and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Bellevue, WA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bellevue, WA has been ranked safer than 50% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Bellevue, WA is safer than 48% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Washington and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Bellevue, WA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bellevue, WA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellevue

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellevue is 1 in 912
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellevue is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellevue is 1 in 31
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bellevue, 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 Bellevue, WA, you have a 1 in 912 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 32. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bellevue, WA is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In Bellevue (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Bellevue, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bellevue, WA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 4% in Bellevue, WA, while property crimes in Bellevue, WA have decreased by 8%. Crimes in total for Bellevue, WA have decreased by 8% year over year.

Bellevue police department

ItemBellevueWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2088,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
There are a total of 208 Bellevue police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.5% less than the Washington average and 49.5% 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
Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,30540486526
Ames Lake, WA1,23140486526
Duvall, WA7,18525622647
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28264782846
Bellevue, WA132,2681103,1263,236

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Valley City, UT132,3293354,2244,558
Columbia, SC131,3317995,4376,236
Sterling Heights, MI130,6041761,3431,519
New Haven, CT130,5533332,7673,100
Killeen, TX134,0306182,8743,492
Bellevue, WA132,2681103,1263,236
Source: The Bellevue, 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.