Reported Annual Crime In Kirkland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkland/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,824n/a (estimate)2,0963,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkland/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape21n/a24.137.738.6
Robbery16n/a18.476.0101.9
Assault40n/a46.0167.8237.8
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)88284373
Burglary277n/a318.2711.2491.4
Theft1,351n/a1,552.22,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft119n/a136.7374.7220.2
Property crime1,747n/a (estimate)2,0073,4642,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Kirkland, 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 44% lower than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 27% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Kirkland, WA shows a crime rate that is 69% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 76% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Kirkland, WA is shown to be 42% lower than the Washington average and 19% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kirkland is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.74 daily crimes that occur in Kirkland.
  • Kirkland is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kirkland you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kirkland has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Kirkland (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kirkland, WA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Washington as well as national figures. In Kirkland, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.79 times less than the Washington average and 1.36 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kirkland, WA are 3.21 times less than the Washington average and 4.21 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kirkland, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times less than the Washington average and 1.24 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kirkland (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Kirkland, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Kirkland, WA ranks safer than 74% of every city located within Washington along with 65% 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 Kirkland, WA. As a result, Kirkland, WA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kirkland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kirkland is 1 in 1131
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kirkland is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kirkland is 1 in 48
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Kirkland, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kirkland, WA you have a 1 in 1131 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kirkland, WA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Kirkland, WA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Kirkland, WA has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Kirkland, WA has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kirkland, WA has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Kirkland police department

ItemKirklandWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1278,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.23.3
There are a total of 127 Kirkland police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% greater than the Washington average and 22.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,30540486526
Ames Lake, WA1,23140486526
Duvall, WA7,18525622647
Cathcart, WA2,59351627678
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
Kirkland, WA83,320882,0072,096

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Ogden, UT83,7674584,4274,885
Hoover, AL82,8491512,8853,037
Champaign, IL82,8486842,8263,510
Kirkland, WA83,320882,0072,096
Source: The Kirkland, 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.