Reported Annual Crime In SeaTac

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeaTac/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,575n/a (estimate)5,5423,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeaTac/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a17.62.94.9
Rape23n/a80.937.738.6
Robbery63n/a221.776.0101.9
Assault78n/a274.5167.8237.8
Violent crime169n/a (estimate)595284373
Burglary249n/a876.2711.2491.4
Theft801n/a2,818.62,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft356n/a1,252.7374.7220.2
Property crime1,406n/a (estimate)4,9483,4642,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in SeaTac, WA. The total number of reported crimes in SeaTac, 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 SeaTac, WA crime rate is 48% higher than the Washington average and is 94% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, SeaTac, WA has a violent crime rate that is 109% higher than the Washington average and 60% higher than the national average. For property crime, SeaTac, WA is 43% higher than the Washington average and 99% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in SeaTac is 94% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.18 daily crimes that occur in SeaTac.
  • SeaTac is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In SeaTac you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in SeaTac has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In SeaTac (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in SeaTac, WA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Washington and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for SeaTac, WA are 1.48 times more than the Washington average and 1.94 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in SeaTac, WA are 2.09 times more than than Washington and 1.60 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in SeaTac, WA are 1.43 times more than than Washington and 1.99 times more than the national average.

How Safe is SeaTac (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of SeaTac, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that SeaTac, WA ranks safer than 8% of every city located within Washington along with 12% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Washington and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than SeaTac, WA. As a result, SeaTac, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in SeaTac

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in SeaTac is 1 in 169
The chance of being a victim of property crime in SeaTac is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in SeaTac is 1 in 19
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in SeaTac, WA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in SeaTac, WA, then there is a 1 in 169 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 21. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in SeaTac, WA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in SeaTac, WA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in SeaTac, WA has decreased by 7%, the amount of property crime in SeaTac, WA has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in SeaTac, WA has decreased by 7% year to year.

SeaTac police department

ItemSeaTacWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)578,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 57 SeaTac police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.6% less than the Washington average and 37% 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
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28264782846
SeaTac, WA27,6065954,9485,542

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Watertown, NY27,5905234,7845,307
Kirkwood, MO27,587901,8021,892
West Islip, NY27,5452631,1111,374
New London, CT27,5365642,3432,907
Desert Hot Springs, CA27,6788163,9064,723
SeaTac, WA27,6065954,9485,542
Source: The SeaTac, 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.