Reported Annual Crime In Moses Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoses Lake/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,667n/a (estimate)7,5683,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoses Lake/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.52.94.9
Rape20n/a90.837.738.6
Robbery29n/a131.776.0101.9
Assault60n/a272.4167.8237.8
Violent crime110n/a (estimate)499284373
Burglary269n/a1,221.3711.2491.4
Theft1,127n/a5,116.72,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft161n/a731.0374.7220.2
Property crime1,557n/a (estimate)7,0693,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Moses Lake, 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 Moses Lake, 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 Moses Lake, WA averages 102% higher than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 165% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Moses Lake, WA is 76% higher than the average rate of crime in Washington and 34% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 104% higher than the remainder of the state of Washington and 184% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Moses Lake, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Moses Lake is 165% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.74 daily crimes that occur in Moses Lake.
  • Moses Lake is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Moses Lake you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Moses Lake has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Moses Lake (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Moses Lake, 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 Moses Lake, WA are 2.02 times more than the Washington average and 2.65 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Moses Lake, WA are 1.76 times more than than Washington and 1.34 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Moses Lake, WA are 2.04 times more than than Washington and 2.84 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Moses Lake (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Moses Lake, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Moses Lake, WA ranks safer than 2% of every city located within Washington along with 8% 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 Moses Lake, WA. As a result, Moses Lake, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Moses Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Moses Lake is 1 in 201
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Moses Lake is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Moses Lake is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Moses Lake, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Moses Lake, WA you have a 1 in 201 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Moses Lake, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Moses Lake (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Moses Lake, 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 Moses Lake, WA has increased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Moses Lake, WA has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Moses Lake, WA has increased by 5% year to year.

Moses Lake police department

ItemMoses LakeWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)428,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 42 Moses Lake police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.6% less than the Washington average and 39% 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
Cascade Valley, WA2,7001371,6711,808
Warden, WA2,73402,3902,390
Moses Lake North, WA4,5832933,5743,868
Ephrata, WA7,8881364,8314,967
Moses Lake, WA21,1414997,0697,568

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Ferguson, MO21,1519024,7725,675
Sidney, OH21,1261734,2044,377
Perrysburg, OH21,1221651,4611,626
Venice, FL21,1211591,8151,975
Klamath Falls, OR21,1653974,0014,398
Moses Lake, WA21,1414997,0697,568
Source: The Moses Lake, 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.