Reported Annual Crime In Vancouver

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVancouver/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,225n/a (estimate)3,6393,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVancouver/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.22.94.9
Rape112n/a65.537.738.6
Robbery137n/a80.176.0101.9
Assault420n/a245.5167.8237.8
Violent crime671n/a (estimate)392284373
Burglary943n/a551.2711.2491.4
Theft3,740n/a2,186.22,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft871n/a509.1374.7220.2
Property crime5,554n/a (estimate)3,2473,4642,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Vancouver, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Vancouver, 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 Vancouver, WA is 3% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 27% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Vancouver, WA has 38% higher than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 5% higher than the national average. In property crime, Vancouver, WA is 6% lower than the average of Washington and is 31% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vancouver is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.97 daily crimes that occur in Vancouver.
  • Vancouver is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vancouver you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vancouver has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Vancouver (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Vancouver, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Vancouver, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.03 times less than the Washington average and 1.27 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Vancouver, WA is 1.38 times more than the Washington average and 1.05 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Vancouver, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the Washington average and 1.31 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Vancouver (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Vancouver, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Vancouver, WA safer than 28% when compared to other Washington cities, and 26% 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 Vancouver, WA. At this time, Vancouver, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vancouver

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vancouver is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vancouver is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vancouver is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Vancouver, 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 Vancouver, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 255. 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 31 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 Vancouver, WA is 1 in 28.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Vancouver, WA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Vancouver, WA has increased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Vancouver, WA has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in Vancouver, WA has increased by 5% year to year.

Vancouver police department

ItemVancouverWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2008,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.23.3
There are a total of 200 Vancouver police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.3% less than the Washington average and 63.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Warren, OR1,94962707769
Duluth, WA1,18462750812
Raleigh Hills, OR6,197859581,043
West Slope, OR7,240869791,066
Lewisville, WA1,945831,0161,099
Vancouver, WA165,5543923,2473,639

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ontario, CA166,8923213,0363,357
Tempe, AZ166,9754114,3534,764
Springfield, MO162,3331,3567,7959,151
Port St. Lucie, FL169,2601471,3641,512
Cape Coral, FL161,8041171,8041,921
Vancouver, WA165,5543923,2473,639
Source: The Vancouver, 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.