Reported Annual Crime In Ephrata

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEphrata/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime430n/a (estimate)5,2983,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEphrata/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.75.3
Rape3n/a37.042.240.4
Robbery3n/a37.077.5102.8
Assault13n/a160.2179.7248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)234302386
Burglary97n/a1,195.2674.8468.9
Theft299n/a3,684.12,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a184.8443.0236.9
Property crime411n/a (estimate)5,0643,4942,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Ephrata, 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 Ephrata, 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 Ephrata, WA averages 40% higher than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 87% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Ephrata, WA is 23% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 39% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 45% higher than the remainder of the state of Washington and 107% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Ephrata, WA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cascade Valley, WA2,0281461,6861,832
Moses Lake North, WA4,1673123,6053,917
Quincy, WA7,2482813,9164,197
Soap Lake, WA1,7243154,5404,855
Lakeview, WA8613924,5314,922
Moses Lake, WA21,8464966,1016,598
Ephrata, WA7,9802345,0645,298

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ephrata is 87% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.52 daily crimes that occur in Ephrata.
  • Ephrata is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ephrata you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ephrata has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Ephrata (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ephrata, 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 Ephrata, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.40 times more than the state average and 1.87 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Ephrata, WA on a daily bases are 1.29 times less than than Washington average and 1.65 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ephrata, WA are 1.45 times more than the daily state average and 2.07 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Ephrata (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Ephrata, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ephrata, WA ranks safer than 23% of every city located within Washington along with 20% 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 Ephrata, WA. As a result, Ephrata, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ephrata

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ephrata is 1 in 428
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ephrata is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ephrata is 1 in 19
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ephrata, 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 Ephrata, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 428. 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 20 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 Ephrata, WA is 1 in 19.

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

The year over year crime rate for Ephrata, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Ephrata, 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 72% in Ephrata, WA, while property crimes in Ephrata, WA have increased by 5%. Crimes in total for Ephrata, WA have increased by 7% year over year.

Ephrata police department

ItemEphrataWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)188,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 18 Ephrata police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.9% greater than the Washington average and 30.1% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newton, NJ7,9821641,7361,899
Mount Joy, PA7,9783661,3411,706
Pismo Beach, CA7,9841456,2086,353
Jefferson, WI7,9762523,1003,352
Applewood, CO7,9761681,3431,511
Ephrata, WA7,9802345,0645,298
Source: The Ephrata, 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.