Reported Annual Crime In Ocean Shores

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean Shores/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime145n/a (estimate)2,5723,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean Shores/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape1n/a17.737.738.6
Robbery1n/a17.776.0101.9
Assault10n/a177.4167.8237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)213284373
Burglary55n/a975.5711.2491.4
Theft72n/a1,277.12,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a106.4374.7220.2
Property crime133n/a (estimate)2,3593,4642,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ocean Shores, WA. The total number of reported crimes in Ocean Shores, 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 Ocean Shores, WA crime rate is 31% lower than the Washington average and is 10% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ocean Shores, WA has a violent crime rate that is 25% lower than the Washington average and 43% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ocean Shores, WA is 32% lower than the Washington average and 5% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ocean Shores is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.05 daily crimes that occur in Ocean Shores.
  • Ocean Shores is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ocean Shores you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ocean Shores has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Ocean Shores (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ocean Shores, WA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Ocean Shores, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.46 times less than the state average and 1.11 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Ocean Shores, WA on a daily bases are 1.34 times less than than Washington average and 1.75 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ocean Shores, WA are 1.47 times less than the daily state average and 1.05 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Ocean Shores (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ocean Shores, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Ocean Shores, WA safer than 47% when compared to other Washington cities, and 46% 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 Ocean Shores, WA. At this time, Ocean Shores, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean Shores

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean Shores is 1 in 470
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean Shores is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean Shores is 1 in 39
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Ocean Shores, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Ocean Shores, WA you have a 1 in 470 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 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ocean Shores, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Ocean Shores (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Ocean Shores, 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 Ocean Shores, WA has increased by 70%, while the property crime rate in Ocean Shores, WA has increased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ocean Shores, WA has increased by 6% year over year.

Ocean Shores police department

ItemOcean ShoresWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)138,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 13 Ocean Shores police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.5% greater than the Washington average and 29% 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
Hoquiam, WA8,5601693,3473,515
Markham, WA1533854,7005,085
Copalis Beach, WA3383974,8395,236
Grayland, WA5893994,8635,261
Westport, WA1,8692505,6445,894
Ocean Shores, WA5,6092132,3592,572

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Gustine, CA5,6104372,4802,917
Pecan Plantation, TX5,6071349211,055
Grandwood Park, IL5,6062191,1351,354
Loudon, TN5,6061211,0011,121
Silver Springs, NV5,6058183,1353,953
Ocean Shores, WA5,6092132,3592,572
Source: The Ocean Shores, 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.