Reported Annual Crime In Longview

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongview/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,038n/a (estimate)5,5993,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongview/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.72.94.9
Rape27n/a74.237.738.6
Robbery35n/a96.276.0101.9
Assault79n/a217.0167.8237.8
Violent crime142n/a (estimate)390284373
Burglary359n/a986.2711.2491.4
Theft1,394n/a3,829.62,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft143n/a392.8374.7220.2
Property crime1,896n/a (estimate)5,2093,4642,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Longview, 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 49% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 96% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Longview, WA shows a crime rate that is 37% higher than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 5% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Longview, WA is shown to be 50% higher than the Washington average and 109% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Longview is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.34 daily crimes that occur in Longview.
  • Longview is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Longview you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Longview has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Longview (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Longview, WA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Washington and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Longview, WA are 1.49 times more than the Washington average and 1.96 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Longview, WA are 1.37 times more than than Washington and 1.05 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Longview, WA are 1.50 times more than than Washington and 2.09 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Longview (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Longview, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Longview, WA ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Washington along with 16% 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 Longview, WA. As a result, Longview, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longview

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longview is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longview is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Longview is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Longview, WA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Longview, WA, you have a 1 in 257 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Longview, WA is 1 in 18.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Longview, 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 Longview, WA has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Longview, WA has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Longview, WA has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Longview police department

ItemLongviewWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)668,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 66 Longview police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.4% less than the Washington average and 45.4% 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
Kalama, WA2,6161281,4051,533
Longview Heights, WA3,5881501,8331,983
Prescott, OR441751,9812,156
Clatskanie, OR1,94902,2342,234
Castle Rock, WA2,0301862,2382,424
Longview, WA36,5893905,2095,599

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Los Banos, CA36,6263503,6293,979
Braintree Town, MA36,5433931,6992,092
Richmond, IN36,5275473,6614,208
Longview, WA36,5893905,2095,599
Source: The Longview, 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.