Reported Annual Crime In Selah

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelah/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime92n/a (estimate)1,2263,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelah/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape0n/a0.037.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.076.0101.9
Assault1n/a13.3167.8237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)13284373
Burglary14n/a186.5711.2491.4
Theft70n/a932.72,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a93.3374.7220.2
Property crime91n/a (estimate)1,2133,4642,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Selah, WA. The total number of reported crimes in Selah, 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 Selah, WA crime rate is 67% lower than the Washington average and is 57% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Selah, WA has a violent crime rate that is 95% lower than the Washington average and 96% lower than the national average. For property crime, Selah, WA is 65% lower than the Washington average and 51% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Selah is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.36 daily crimes that occur in Selah.
  • Selah is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Selah you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Selah has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Selah (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Selah, WA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Selah, WA the total number of daily crimes is 3.06 times less than the Washington average and 2.33 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Selah, WA is 21.34 times less than the Washington average and 27.96 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Selah, WA has a daily crime rate that is 2.86 times less than the Washington average and 2.05 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Selah (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Selah, 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 Selah, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Selah, WA is 96% safer than other cities of Washington and 86% 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, Selah, WA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Selah, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selah

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selah is 1 in 7505
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selah is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in Selah is 1 in 82
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Selah, WA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Selah, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 7505. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 83 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Selah, WA is 1 in 82.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Selah, 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 Selah, WA has decreased by 52%, while the property crime rate in Selah, WA has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Selah, WA has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Selah police department

ItemSelahWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)158,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 15 Selah police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Washington average and 37.4% 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
Moxee, WA3,63177697775
Summitview, WA1,23072879951
Tieton, WA1,319791,2701,349
Buena, WA1,6021591,9452,104
Gleed, WA3,0341742,1242,298
Selah, WA7,328131,2131,226

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Square, NY7,3283831,6151,998
Kronenwetter, WI7,33080401481
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,3311138941,007
Northgate, OH7,3322502,2132,463
Middletown, KY7,33388874961
Selah, WA7,328131,2131,226
Source: The Selah, 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.