Reported Annual Crime In Monroe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime820n/a (estimate)4,5443,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.52.94.9
Rape8n/a44.337.738.6
Robbery16n/a88.776.0101.9
Assault43n/a238.3167.8237.8
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)377284373
Burglary55n/a304.8711.2491.4
Theft615n/a3,408.02,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft82n/a454.4374.7220.2
Property crime752n/a (estimate)4,1673,4642,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Monroe, WA. The total number of reported crimes in Monroe, WA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Monroe, WA crime rate is 21% higher than the Washington average and is 59% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Monroe, WA has a violent crime rate that is 32% higher than the Washington average and 1% higher than the national average. For property crime, Monroe, WA is 20% higher than the Washington average and 68% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Monroe is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.45 daily crimes that occur in Monroe.
  • Monroe is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monroe has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Monroe (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Monroe, WA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Washington as well as those across America as a whole. The Monroe, WA total amount of daily offenses is 1.21 times more than the Washington average and 1.59 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Monroe, WA is 1.32 times more than the Washington average, and it is 1.01 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Monroe, WA has a daily crime figure that is 1.20 times more than the Washington average and 1.68 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Monroe (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Washington and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Monroe, WA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Monroe, WA has been ranked safer than 23% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Monroe, WA is safer than 22% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Washington and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Monroe, WA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Monroe, WA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monroe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monroe is 1 in 266
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 23
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Monroe, 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 Monroe, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 266. 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 24 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 Monroe, WA is 1 in 23.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Monroe, WA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Monroe, WA has increased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Monroe, WA has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Monroe, WA has increased by 7% year to year.

Monroe police department

ItemMonroeWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)418,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 41 Monroe police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.6% greater than the Washington average and 28.9% 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
Duvall, WA7,18525622647
Cathcart, WA2,59351627678
Three Lakes, WA2,69158709768
High Bridge, WA3,06764785849
Monroe, WA17,5643774,1674,544

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maumelle, AR17,5651562,5532,709
St. Marys, GA17,5553722,9723,344
Kirksville, MO17,5782942,1742,469
Beltsville, MD17,5805422,7483,290
Palos Hills, IL17,58445589634
Monroe, WA17,5643774,1674,544
Source: The Monroe, 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.