Reported Annual Crime In Union Gap

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion Gap/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime654n/a (estimate)10,8603,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion Gap/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a16.62.94.9
Rape3n/a49.837.738.6
Robbery3n/a49.876.0101.9
Assault6n/a99.6167.8237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)216284373
Burglary59n/a979.7711.2491.4
Theft541n/a8,983.72,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a680.8374.7220.2
Property crime641n/a (estimate)10,6443,4642,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Union Gap, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Union Gap, 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 Union Gap, WA is 190% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 280% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Union Gap, WA has 24% lower than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 42% lower than the national average. In property crime, Union Gap, WA is 207% higher than the average of Washington and is 328% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Union Gap is 280% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 29.75 daily crimes that occur in Union Gap.
  • Union Gap is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Union Gap you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Union Gap has increased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Union Gap (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Union Gap, WA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Washington as well as those across America as a whole. The Union Gap, WA total amount of daily offenses is 2.90 times more than the Washington average and 3.80 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Union Gap, WA is 1.32 times less than the Washington average, and it is 1.73 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Union Gap, WA has a daily crime figure that is 3.07 times more than the Washington average and 4.28 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Union Gap (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Union Gap, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Union Gap, WA safer than 9% when compared to other Washington cities, and 12% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Washington, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Union Gap, WA. At this time, Union Gap, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union Gap

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union Gap is 1 in 464
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union Gap is 1 in 10
The chance of being a victim of crime in Union Gap is 1 in 10
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Union Gap, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Union Gap, WA you have a 1 in 464 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 10 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Union Gap, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Union Gap (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Union Gap, 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 Union Gap, WA has decreased by 35%, while the property crime rate in Union Gap, WA has increased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Union Gap, WA has increased by 25% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Union Gap police department

ItemUnion GapWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)178,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.23.3
There are a total of 17 Union Gap police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% greater than the Washington average and 16.1% 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
Selah, WA7,328131,2131,226
Tieton, WA1,319791,2701,349
Zillah, WA3,078321,8481,880
Union Gap, WA6,06121610,64410,860

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Healthy, OH6,0616114,4285,039
Zephyrhills South, FL6,0595663,4464,012
South Oroville, CA6,0585543,4063,960
Maquoketa, IA6,0645013,0423,543
Trenton, MO6,0581182,6582,776
Union Gap, WA6,06121610,64410,860
Source: The Union Gap, 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.