Reported Annual Crime In Renton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRenton/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,108n/a (estimate)5,9943,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRenton/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a3.92.75.3
Rape36n/a35.342.240.4
Robbery146n/a143.377.5102.8
Assault155n/a152.1179.7248.5
Violent crime341n/a (estimate)335302386
Burglary834n/a818.4674.8468.9
Theft3,872n/a3,799.52,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1,061n/a1,041.1443.0236.9
Property crime5,767n/a (estimate)5,6593,4942,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Renton, WA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 58% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 111% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Renton, WA shows a crime rate that is 11% higher than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Renton, WA is shown to be 62% higher than the Washington average and 131% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ames Lake, WA1,23142490533
Browns Point, WA1,31044512556
Lake Holm, WA3,42160691750
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28268788857
Sammamish, WA49,07736830865
Mirrormont, WA4,00178908986
Shadow Lake, WA2,69579917997
Renton, WA95,4793355,6595,994

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Renton is 111% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.42 daily crimes that occur in Renton.
  • Renton is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Renton you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Renton has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Renton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Renton, 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 Renton, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.58 times more than the state average and 2.11 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Renton, WA on a daily bases are 1.11 times more than than Washington average and 1.15 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Renton, WA are 1.62 times more than the daily state average and 2.31 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Renton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Renton, 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 Renton, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Renton, WA is 14% safer than other cities of Washington and 14% 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, Renton, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Renton, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Renton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Renton is 1 in 299
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Renton is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Renton is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Renton, WA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Renton, WA, you have a 1 in 299 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 18. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Renton, WA is 1 in 17.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Renton, WA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Renton, WA has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Renton, WA has decreased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Renton, WA has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Renton police department

ItemRentonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1458,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
There are a total of 145 Renton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.3% less than the Washington average and 52.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Gate, CA95,5156823,5494,231
Greeley, CO95,6774573,1953,652
Mission Viejo, CA95,246771,0041,080
Davie, FL95,7212222,8933,115
Hillsboro, OR95,7652851,9252,210
Renton, WA95,4793355,6595,994
Source: The Renton, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.