Reported Annual Crime In Edmonds

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdmonds/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,225n/a (estimate)2,9373,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdmonds/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.42.75.3
Rape15n/a36.042.240.4
Robbery13n/a31.277.5102.8
Assault42n/a100.7179.7248.5
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)170302386
Burglary169n/a405.2674.8468.9
Theft899n/a2,155.62,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft86n/a206.2443.0236.9
Property crime1,154n/a (estimate)2,7673,4942,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Edmonds, WA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Edmonds, WA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Edmonds, WA crime rates are 23% lower than in comparison to the Washington mean and are 4% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Edmonds, WA has a rate that is 44% lower than the Washington average; compared to the United States, it is 56% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Edmonds, WA is 21% lower than its state's mean, and 13% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cathcart, WA2,59355632687
Woodway, WA1,3300873873
Clearview, WA3,65672833905
Langley, WA1,28175862937
Meadowdale, WA2,72077896973
Yarrow Point, WA1,08101,0031,003
Brier, WA6,255599631,022
Edmonds, WA40,3431702,7672,937

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edmonds is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.05 daily crimes that occur in Edmonds.
  • Edmonds is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Edmonds you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Edmonds has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Edmonds (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Edmonds, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Edmonds, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.29 times less than the Washington average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Edmonds, WA is 1.78 times less than the Washington average and 2.27 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Edmonds, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.26 times less than the Washington average and 1.13 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Edmonds (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Edmonds, 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 Edmonds, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Edmonds, WA is 51% safer than other cities of Washington and 45% 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, Edmonds, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Edmonds, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edmonds

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edmonds is 1 in 588
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edmonds is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Edmonds is 1 in 35
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Edmonds, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Edmonds, WA you have a 1 in 588 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Edmonds, WA.

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

Determining whether Edmonds, 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. Edmonds, WA has increased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Edmonds, WA has increased by 8% in the same time frame.

Edmonds police department

ItemEdmondsWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)628,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
There are a total of 62 Edmonds police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Washington average and 53.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Puente, CA40,3423201,3681,688
Campbell, CA40,3272613,1503,411
Beverly, MA40,370157799956
Norwich, CT40,3783041,5611,866
Hagerstown, MD40,2955693,1113,680
Edmonds, WA40,3431702,7672,937
Source: The Edmonds, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.