Reported Annual Crime In Blaine

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlaine/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime181n/a (estimate)3,5863,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlaine/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape2n/a39.637.738.6
Robbery1n/a19.876.0101.9
Assault4n/a79.2167.8237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)139284373
Burglary45n/a891.4711.2491.4
Theft124n/a2,456.42,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a99.0374.7220.2
Property crime174n/a (estimate)3,4473,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Blaine, 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 Blaine, 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 Blaine, WA averages 4% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 25% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Blaine, WA is 51% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 63% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands equal to the remainder of the state of Washington and 39% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Blaine, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blaine is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.82 daily crimes that occur in Blaine.
  • Blaine is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Blaine you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Blaine has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Blaine (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Blaine, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Blaine, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.05 times less than the Washington average and 1.25 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Blaine, WA is 2.05 times less than the Washington average and 2.69 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Blaine, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.00 times less than the Washington average and 1.39 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Blaine (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Blaine, WA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Washington as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Blaine, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Blaine, WA is 40% safer than other cities of Washington and 41% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Washington cities and all around the United States, Blaine, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Blaine, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blaine

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blaine is 1 in 722
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blaine is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Blaine is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Blaine, WA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Blaine, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 722. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Blaine, WA is 1 in 28.

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

Determining whether Blaine, 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. Blaine, WA has increased by 248% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Blaine, WA has increased by 8% in the same time frame.

Blaine police department

ItemBlaineWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)108,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 10 Blaine police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.3% less than the Washington average and 36.1% 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
Lynden, WA12,579891,0251,114
Point Roberts, WA1,323901,0941,183
Ferndale, WA12,0401302,3332,464
Marietta-Alderwood, WA4,4351922,3462,538
Birch Bay, WA8,4752633,2123,475
Blaine, WA4,8291393,4473,586

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Friendship Heights Village, MD4,829119601720
Hollywood, SC4,831131855986
Basehor, KS4,8311151,8521,966
Marseilles, IL4,8321811,4301,611
Rockport, MA4,832111235346
Blaine, WA4,8291393,4473,586
Source: The Blaine, 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.