Reported Annual Crime In Federal Way

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFederal Way/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,474n/a (estimate)5,7973,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFederal Way/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a4.22.94.9
Rape43n/a45.537.738.6
Robbery151n/a159.976.0101.9
Assault170n/a180.0167.8237.8
Violent crime368n/a (estimate)390284373
Burglary662n/a701.1711.2491.4
Theft3,698n/a3,916.42,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft746n/a790.1374.7220.2
Property crime5,106n/a (estimate)5,4083,4642,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Federal Way, WA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Federal Way, 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 Federal Way, WA crime rates are 55% higher than in comparison to the Washington mean and are 103% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Federal Way, WA has a rate that is 37% higher than the Washington average; compared to the United States, it is 5% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Federal Way, WA is 56% higher than its state's mean, and 117% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Federal Way is 103% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.88 daily crimes that occur in Federal Way.
  • Federal Way is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Federal Way you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Federal Way has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Federal Way (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Federal Way, 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 Federal Way, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.55 times more than the state average and 2.03 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Federal Way, WA on a daily bases are 1.37 times more than than Washington average and 1.05 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Federal Way, WA are 1.56 times more than the daily state average and 2.17 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Federal Way (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Federal Way, WA area in comparison to other Washington communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Federal Way, WA being safer than 14% of cities in Washington and 15% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Washington cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Federal Way, WA. In conclusion, Federal Way, WA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Federal Way

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Federal Way is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Federal Way is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Federal Way is 1 in 18
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Federal Way, 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 Federal Way, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 257. 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 19 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 Federal Way, WA is 1 in 18.

Year Over Year Crime In Federal Way (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Federal Way, WA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Federal Way, WA has increased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Federal Way, WA has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Federal Way, WA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Federal Way police department

ItemFederal WayWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1508,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 150 Federal Way police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.4% less than the Washington average and 50.1% 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
Browns Point, WA1,31042507549
Canterwood, WA3,77754660714
Lake Holm, WA3,42156685741
Fox Island, WA3,55656686743
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28264782846
Federal Way, WA91,6763905,4085,797

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Federal Way, WA91,6763905,4085,797
Source: The Federal Way, 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.