Reported Annual Crime In Sammamish

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSammamish/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime404n/a (estimate)7723,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSammamish/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape5n/a9.537.738.6
Robbery3n/a5.776.0101.9
Assault4n/a7.6167.8237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)23284373
Burglary79n/a150.9711.2491.4
Theft304n/a580.52,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a17.2374.7220.2
Property crime392n/a (estimate)7493,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sammamish, 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 Sammamish, 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 Sammamish, WA averages 79% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 73% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sammamish, WA is 92% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 94% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 78% lower than the remainder of the state of Washington and 70% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sammamish, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sammamish is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.11 daily crimes that occur in Sammamish.
  • Sammamish is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sammamish you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sammamish has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Sammamish (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sammamish, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Sammamish, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 4.86 times less than the Washington average and 3.71 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sammamish, WA is 12.41 times less than the Washington average and 16.26 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sammamish, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 4.63 times less than the Washington average and 3.32 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sammamish (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Sammamish, WA area in comparison to other Washington communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sammamish, WA being safer than 98% of cities in Washington and 91% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Washington cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Sammamish, WA. In conclusion, Sammamish, WA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sammamish

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sammamish is 1 in 4364
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sammamish is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sammamish is 1 in 130
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Sammamish, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sammamish, WA you have a 1 in 4364 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 134 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sammamish, WA.

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

A good indicator of whether Sammamish, 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 Sammamish, WA has increased by 44%, while the property crime rate in Sammamish, WA has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sammamish, WA has not changed year over year.

Sammamish police department

ItemSammamishWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)328,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.72.23.3
There are a total of 32 Sammamish police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68.5% less than the Washington average and 79.2% 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
Tanner, WA1,03140486526
Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,30540486526
Ames Lake, WA1,23140486526
Duvall, WA7,18525622647
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28264782846
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772

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La Mirada, CA49,0381491,7251,874
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Logan, UT48,9331021,8291,931
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
Source: The Sammamish, 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.