Reported Annual Crime In Shelton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelton/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime625n/a (estimate)6,3583,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelton/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.75.3
Rape7n/a71.242.240.4
Robbery5n/a50.977.5102.8
Assault15n/a152.6179.7248.5
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)275302386
Burglary76n/a773.1674.8468.9
Theft454n/a4,618.52,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft68n/a691.8443.0236.9
Property crime598n/a (estimate)6,0833,4942,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Shelton, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Shelton, WA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Shelton, WA is 67% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 124% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Shelton, WA has 9% lower than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 29% lower than the national average. In property crime, Shelton, WA is 74% higher than the average of Washington and is 148% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Allyn, WA2,4771071,2381,345
McCleary, WA2,1691411,6351,777
Union, WA2891571,8161,973
Herron Island, WA672793,2283,507
Lacey, WA45,6442293,6473,876
Grapeview, WA1,0033464,0014,347
Elma, WA3,0332984,3384,636
Shelton, WA9,8322756,0836,358

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shelton is 124% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.42 daily crimes that occur in Shelton.
  • Shelton is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shelton you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shelton has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Shelton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Shelton, 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 Shelton, WA are 1.67 times more than the Washington average and 2.24 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Shelton, WA are 1.10 times less than than Washington and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Shelton, WA are 1.74 times more than than Washington and 2.48 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Shelton (higher is better)

How safe is Shelton, WA compared to other cities in Washington and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Shelton, WA is safer than 9% of the cities in Washington and 11% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Washington and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Shelton, WA. Overall, Shelton, WA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shelton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shelton is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shelton is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shelton is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Shelton, 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 Shelton, WA, you have a 1 in 365 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 17. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Shelton, WA is 1 in 16.

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

A good indicator of whether Shelton, 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 Shelton, WA has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Shelton, WA has decreased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Shelton, WA has decreased by 16% year over year.

Shelton police department

ItemSheltonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)218,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 21 Shelton police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% less than the Washington average and 35.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tipp City, OH9,834701,8211,891
Fort Salonga, NY9,835132542674
Flat Rock, MI9,8362021,4321,634
Paris, KY9,8361522,3472,499
Nocatee, FL9,8361408741,014
Shelton, WA9,8322756,0836,358
Source: The Shelton, 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.