Reported Annual Crime In Mountlake Terrace

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMountlake Terrace/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime600n/a (estimate)2,8503,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMountlake Terrace/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.82.94.9
Rape2n/a9.537.738.6
Robbery15n/a71.376.0101.9
Assault14n/a66.5167.8237.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)152284373
Burglary108n/a513.0711.2491.4
Theft374n/a1,776.62,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft86n/a408.5374.7220.2
Property crime568n/a (estimate)2,6983,4642,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Mountlake Terrace, WA. All reported Mountlake Terrace, WA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Mountlake Terrace, WA overall crime rate is 24% lower than in comparison to the Washington average; and is also equal to compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Mountlake Terrace, WA, the rate is 47% lower than compared to the Washington average, and 59% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Mountlake Terrace, WA comes in at 22% lower than to the average seen in Washington, and 8% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mountlake Terrace is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.81 daily crimes that occur in Mountlake Terrace.
  • Mountlake Terrace is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mountlake Terrace you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mountlake Terrace has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Mountlake Terrace (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Mountlake Terrace, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Mountlake Terrace, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.32 times less than the Washington average and 1.00 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Mountlake Terrace, WA is 1.87 times less than the Washington average and 2.45 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Mountlake Terrace, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.28 times less than the Washington average and 1.08 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Mountlake Terrace (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Mountlake Terrace, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Mountlake Terrace, WA safer than 51% when compared to other Washington cities, and 49% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Washington, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Mountlake Terrace, WA. At this time, Mountlake Terrace, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mountlake Terrace

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mountlake Terrace is 1 in 658
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mountlake Terrace is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mountlake Terrace is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mountlake Terrace, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mountlake Terrace, WA you have a 1 in 658 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mountlake Terrace, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Mountlake Terrace (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Mountlake Terrace, WA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Mountlake Terrace, WA has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Mountlake Terrace, WA has decreased by 21% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mountlake Terrace, WA has decreased by 21% year over year.

Mountlake Terrace police department

ItemMountlake TerraceWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)348,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
There are a total of 34 Mountlake Terrace police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.6% less than the Washington average and 48.9% 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
Cathcart, WA2,59351627678
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
High Bridge, WA3,06764785849
Clearview, WA3,65668826893
Fobes Hill, WA2,427809751,055
Mountlake Terrace, WA20,3181522,6982,850

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Portsmouth, OH20,3205216,5917,112
Fort Walton Beach, FL20,3203123,1353,447
Sapulpa, OK20,3082782,5752,853
Northfield, MN20,303441,1311,175
Wilsonville, OR20,3351862,1092,295
Mountlake Terrace, WA20,3181522,6982,850
Source: The Mountlake Terrace, 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.