Reported Annual Crime In Covington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime726n/a (estimate)3,7173,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.12.94.9
Rape10n/a51.237.738.6
Robbery8n/a41.076.0101.9
Assault7n/a35.8167.8237.8
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)133284373
Burglary121n/a619.5711.2491.4
Theft543n/a2,780.12,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft36n/a184.3374.7220.2
Property crime700n/a (estimate)3,5843,4642,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Covington, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Covington, WA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Covington, WA is 1% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 30% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Covington, WA has 53% lower than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 64% lower than the national average. In property crime, Covington, WA is 3% higher than the average of Washington and is 44% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.18 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Covington, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Covington, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.01 times less than the Washington average and 1.30 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Covington, WA is 2.14 times less than the Washington average and 2.80 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Covington, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Washington average and 1.44 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Covington (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Covington, 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 Covington, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Covington, WA is 39% safer than other cities of Washington and 40% 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, Covington, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Covington, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 752
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 27
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Covington, WA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Covington, WA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 752. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Covington, WA is 1 in 27.

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

A good indicator of whether Covington, WA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Covington, WA has decreased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Covington, WA has decreased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Covington, WA has decreased by 8% year over year.

Covington police department

ItemCovingtonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)218,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.23.3
There are a total of 21 Covington police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.2% less than the Washington average and 64.5% 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 Holm, WA3,42156685741
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28264782846
Mirrormont, WA4,00174900974
Shadow Lake, WA2,69575909984
Fall City, WA1,95875920995
Covington, WA18,3611333,5843,717

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winchester, KY18,3632495,2655,514
Nanuet, NY18,3662801,1801,460
McAlester, OK18,3543075,3145,622
Ozark, MO18,3692353,0723,307
Arlington, WA18,3701744,6114,785
Covington, WA18,3611333,5843,717
Source: The Covington, 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.