Reported Annual Crime In Puyallup

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePuyallup/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,841n/a (estimate)7,1663,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePuyallup/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a7.62.94.9
Rape13n/a32.837.738.6
Robbery40n/a100.976.0101.9
Assault51n/a128.6167.8237.8
Violent crime107n/a (estimate)270284373
Burglary349n/a880.3711.2491.4
Theft2,175n/a5,486.22,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft210n/a529.7374.7220.2
Property crime2,734n/a (estimate)6,8963,4642,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Puyallup, WA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Puyallup, WA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Puyallup, WA crime rates are 91% higher than in comparison to the Washington mean and are 151% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Puyallup, WA has a rate that is 5% lower than the Washington average; compared to the United States, it is 28% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Puyallup, WA is 99% higher than its state's mean, and 177% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Puyallup is 151% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.63 daily crimes that occur in Puyallup.
  • Puyallup is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Puyallup you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Puyallup has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Puyallup (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Puyallup, 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 Puyallup, WA total amount of daily offenses is 1.91 times more than the Washington average and 2.51 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Puyallup, WA is 1.05 times less than the Washington average, and it is 1.38 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Puyallup, WA has a daily crime figure that is 1.99 times more than the Washington average and 2.77 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Puyallup (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Puyallup, WA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Washington as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Puyallup, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Puyallup, WA is 7% safer than other cities of Washington and 11% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Washington cities and all around the United States, Puyallup, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Puyallup, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Puyallup

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Puyallup is 1 in 371
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Puyallup is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Puyallup is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Puyallup, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Puyallup, WA you have a 1 in 371 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 Puyallup, WA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Puyallup, WA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Puyallup, WA has decreased by 3% and the rate of property crime in Puyallup, WA has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Puyallup, WA has decreased by 3% year to year.

Puyallup police department

ItemPuyallupWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)748,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 74 Puyallup police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.3% less than the Washington average and 40.1% 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
Browns Point, WA1,31042507549
Canterwood, WA3,77754660714
Lake Holm, WA3,42156685741
McMillin, WA1,324821,0001,082
Steilacoom, WA6,0832099311,140
Puyallup, WA38,0922706,8967,166

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carpentersville, IL38,128881,4311,519
Hurst, TX38,1402644,2854,548
Severna Park, MD38,1772411,2211,462
Brookfield, WI37,971682,2632,332
Hallandale Beach, FL38,2705143,8264,339
Puyallup, WA38,0922706,8967,166
Source: The Puyallup, 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.