Reported Annual Crime In Kennewick

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKennewick/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,437n/a (estimate)3,0523,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKennewick/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.32.75.3
Rape31n/a38.842.240.4
Robbery37n/a46.377.5102.8
Assault114n/a142.8179.7248.5
Violent crime183n/a (estimate)229302386
Burglary295n/a369.5674.8468.9
Theft1,772n/a2,219.52,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft187n/a234.2443.0236.9
Property crime2,254n/a (estimate)2,8233,4942,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kennewick, WA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kennewick, 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 Kennewick, WA crime rates are 20% lower than in comparison to the Washington mean and are 8% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kennewick, WA has a rate that is 24% lower than the Washington average; compared to the United States, it is 41% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kennewick, WA is 19% lower than its state's mean, and 15% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Richland, WA12,680859411,026
West Pasco, WA2,4371131,3031,415
Burbank, WA3,1251792,0702,249
Pasco, WA65,8582082,3232,531
Richland, WA51,1161822,4232,605
Benton City, WA3,1302072,4012,608
Finley, WA6,2043343,8624,196
Kennewick, WA75,9712292,8233,052

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kennewick is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.36 daily crimes that occur in Kennewick.
  • Kennewick is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kennewick you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kennewick has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Kennewick (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kennewick, WA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Washington as well as national figures. In Kennewick, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times less than the Washington average and 1.08 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kennewick, WA are 1.32 times less than the Washington average and 1.69 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kennewick, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times less than the Washington average and 1.15 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kennewick (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Kennewick, 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 Kennewick, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Kennewick, WA is 44% safer than other cities of Washington and 39% 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, Kennewick, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Kennewick, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kennewick

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kennewick is 1 in 437
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kennewick is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kennewick is 1 in 33
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Kennewick, 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 Kennewick, WA, then there is a 1 in 437 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 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 33 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Kennewick, WA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Kennewick, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Kennewick, 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 16% in Kennewick, WA, while property crimes in Kennewick, WA have decreased by 1%. Crimes in total for Kennewick, WA have not changed year over year.

Kennewick police department

ItemKennewickWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1048,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.23.3
There are a total of 104 Kennewick police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.4% less than the Washington average and 58.6% 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.

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Scranton, PA75,8422792,1932,472
Alameda, CA75,7631902,5382,727
Chino Hills, CA76,187751,2821,357
Silver Spring, MD75,7483751,8142,188
Arlington Heights, IL75,577769491,025
Kennewick, WA75,9712292,8233,052
Source: The Kennewick, 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.