Reported Annual Crime In University Place

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Place/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime920n/a (estimate)2,7713,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Place/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.02.75.3
Rape13n/a39.242.240.4
Robbery19n/a57.277.5102.8
Assault40n/a120.5179.7248.5
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)220302386
Burglary175n/a527.2674.8468.9
Theft564n/a1,699.02,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft108n/a325.3443.0236.9
Property crime847n/a (estimate)2,5523,4942,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in University Place, WA. All reported University Place, WA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the University Place, WA overall crime rate is 27% lower than in comparison to the Washington average; and is also 2% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in University Place, WA, the rate is 27% lower than compared to the Washington average, and 43% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, University Place, WA comes in at 27% lower than to the average seen in Washington, and 4% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Browns Point, WA1,31044512556
DuPont, WA8,851167552719
Canterwood, WA3,77758666723
Fox Island, WA3,55660692752
McMillin, WA1,324871,0091,096
Fife Heights, WA1,977931,0741,167
Steilacoom, WA6,0831921,1031,295
University Place, WA31,6702202,5522,771

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in University Place is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.59 daily crimes that occur in University Place.
  • University Place is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In University Place you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in University Place has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In University Place (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in University Place, WA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Washington as well as national figures. In University Place, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.37 times less than the Washington average and 1.02 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in University Place, WA are 1.37 times less than the Washington average and 1.76 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, University Place, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.37 times less than the Washington average and 1.04 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is University Place (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in University Place, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that University Place, WA safer than 48% when compared to other Washington cities, and 43% 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 University Place, WA. At this time, University Place, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Place

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Place is 1 in 455
The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Place is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in University Place is 1 in 37
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in University Place, 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 University Place, WA, then there is a 1 in 455 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 40. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 37 risk that you will become a victim of crime in University Place, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In University Place (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for University Place, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in University Place, WA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 4% in University Place, WA, while property crimes in University Place, WA have increased by 12%. Crimes in total for University Place, WA have increased by 11% year over year.

University Place police department

ItemUniversity PlaceWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)178,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.52.23.3
There are a total of 17 University Place police officers. This results in 0.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.2% less than the Washington average and 83.6% 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
Oswego, IL31,723721,1221,194
Parkville, MD31,6066533,1613,814
Owasso, OK31,7381691,9302,098
Laramie, WY31,6011171,2651,382
Valparaiso, IN31,7453612,3062,666
University Place, WA31,6702202,5522,771
Source: The University Place, 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.