Reported Annual Crime In Chehalis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChehalis/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime536n/a (estimate)7,3823,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChehalis/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape0n/a0.037.738.6
Robbery7n/a96.476.0101.9
Assault10n/a137.7167.8237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)234284373
Burglary63n/a867.6711.2491.4
Theft425n/a5,853.22,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft31n/a426.9374.7220.2
Property crime519n/a (estimate)7,1483,4642,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Chehalis, WA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 97% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 158% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Chehalis, WA shows a crime rate that is 18% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 37% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Chehalis, WA is shown to be 106% higher than the Washington average and 187% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chehalis is 158% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.22 daily crimes that occur in Chehalis.
  • Chehalis is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chehalis you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chehalis has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Chehalis (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Chehalis, WA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Chehalis, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.97 times more than the state average and 2.58 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Chehalis, WA on a daily bases are 1.21 times less than than Washington average and 1.59 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Chehalis, WA are 2.06 times more than the daily state average and 2.87 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Chehalis (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Chehalis, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Chehalis, WA ranks safer than 8% of every city located within Washington along with 12% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Washington and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Chehalis, WA. As a result, Chehalis, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chehalis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chehalis is 1 in 428
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chehalis is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chehalis is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Chehalis, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Chehalis, WA you have a 1 in 428 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chehalis, WA.

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

Determining whether Chehalis, 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. Chehalis, WA has increased by 55% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Chehalis, WA has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

Chehalis police department

ItemChehalisWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)228,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.23.3
There are a total of 22 Chehalis police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.3% greater than the Washington average and 8.6% 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
Napavine, WA1,660569541,010
Rochester, WA2,0621251,5221,647
Fords Prairie, WA1,6801291,5761,705
Grand Mound, WA2,9211411,7221,864
Tenino, WA1,887583,1093,166
Chehalis, WA7,2652347,1487,382

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashland, VA7,2643404,0534,393
Woodlake, VA7,2661441,3691,513
Robinson, IL7,2642761,8162,092
Hudson Falls, NY7,2664471,8882,336
Delphos, OH7,267282,3922,420
Chehalis, WA7,2652347,1487,382
Source: The Chehalis, 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.