Reported Annual Crime In Kelso

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKelso/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime809n/a (estimate)6,8003,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKelso/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.75.3
Rape8n/a67.242.240.4
Robbery11n/a92.577.5102.8
Assault35n/a294.2179.7248.5
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)454302386
Burglary115n/a966.6674.8468.9
Theft574n/a4,824.82,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft66n/a554.8443.0236.9
Property crime755n/a (estimate)6,3463,4942,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Kelso, 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 Kelso, 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 Kelso, WA averages 79% higher than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 140% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Kelso, WA is 50% higher than the average rate of crime in Washington and 17% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 82% higher than the remainder of the state of Washington and 159% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Kelso, WA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kalama, WA2,6162901,5351,826
Longview Heights, WA3,5881601,8492,009
Prescott, OR441781,9922,171
Rainier, OR1,90803,0193,019
Castle Rock, WA2,0302282,9593,186
West Side Highway, WA5,6593213,7174,039
Woodland, WA5,5353224,1514,473
Kelso, WA11,8374546,3466,800

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kelso is 140% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.63 daily crimes that occur in Kelso.
  • Kelso is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kelso you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kelso has increased by 20%.

Find Real Estate Listings In Kelso

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Kelso

Compare Kelso, WA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Kelso (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kelso, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Kelso, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.79 times more than the Washington average and 2.40 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kelso, WA is 1.50 times more than the Washington average and 1.17 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kelso, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.82 times more than the Washington average and 2.59 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Kelso (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Kelso, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Kelso, WA ranks safer than 4% of every city located within Washington along with 9% 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 Kelso, WA. As a result, Kelso, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kelso

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kelso is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kelso is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kelso is 1 in 15
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Kelso, 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 Kelso, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 221. 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 16 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 Kelso, WA is 1 in 15.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Kelso, WA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Kelso, WA has decreased by 24% and the rate of property crime in Kelso, WA has increased by 25%. The total crime rate in Kelso, WA has increased by 20% year to year.

Kelso police department

ItemKelsoWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)268,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.23.3
There are a total of 26 Kelso police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Washington average and 34% 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
Federal Heights, CO11,8356455,7156,360
Schiller Park, IL11,8421611,9402,100
Los Alamos, NM11,843102787889
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA11,8465063,8204,326
Gladeview, FL11,8255963,7224,317
Kelso, WA11,8374546,3466,800
Source: The Kelso, 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.