Reported Annual Crime In Ferndale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFerndale/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime330n/a (estimate)2,4743,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFerndale/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.75.3
Rape6n/a45.042.240.4
Robbery3n/a22.577.5102.8
Assault7n/a52.5179.7248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)120302386
Burglary51n/a382.4674.8468.9
Theft242n/a1,814.42,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft21n/a157.4443.0236.9
Property crime314n/a (estimate)2,3543,4942,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Ferndale, 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 35% lower than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Ferndale, WA shows a crime rate that is 60% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 69% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Ferndale, WA is shown to be 33% lower than the Washington average and 4% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sumas, WA1,2560938938
Everson, WA2,5280969969
Lynden, WA12,579659691,034
Geneva, WA2,429921,0641,156
Nooksack, WA1,5651361,5741,710
Marietta-Alderwood, WA4,4352052,3662,571
Blaine, WA4,8291562,7682,924
Ferndale, WA12,0401202,3542,474

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ferndale is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.78 daily crimes that occur in Ferndale.
  • Ferndale is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ferndale you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ferndale has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Ferndale (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ferndale, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Ferndale, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than the Washington average and 1.15 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ferndale, WA is 2.52 times less than the Washington average and 3.22 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ferndale, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times less than the Washington average and 1.04 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ferndale (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Ferndale, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ferndale, WA ranks safer than 64% of every city located within Washington along with 55% 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 Ferndale, WA. As a result, Ferndale, WA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ferndale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ferndale is 1 in 834
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ferndale is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ferndale is 1 in 41
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ferndale, WA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Ferndale, WA, then there is a 1 in 834 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 43. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ferndale, WA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Ferndale, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Ferndale, 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 decreased by 8% in Ferndale, WA, while property crimes in Ferndale, WA have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Ferndale, WA have not changed year over year.

Ferndale police department

ItemFerndaleWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)198,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 19 Ferndale police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.6% less than the Washington average and 50.2% 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
Neosho, MO12,0382375,3045,541
Steamboat Springs, CO12,0442482,3902,637
South Miami, FL12,0364534,3794,832
Patchogue, NY12,0453531,4531,807
Baraboo, WI12,0461973,2123,409
Ferndale, WA12,0401202,3542,474
Source: The Ferndale, 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.