Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime558n/a (estimate)2,1833,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.45.3
Rape8n/a31.349.840.4
Robbery1n/a3.950.5102.8
Assault32n/a125.2140.1248.5
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)160243386
Burglary63n/a246.4420.7468.9
Theft430n/a1,682.12,223.21,745.0
Vehicle theft24n/a93.9307.7236.9
Property crime517n/a (estimate)2,0222,9522,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Washington, UT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Washington, UT, 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 Washington, UT is 32% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Utah, and when compared with the national average, is 23% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Washington, UT has 34% lower than violent crime rate than Utah average, while remaining 58% lower than the national average. In property crime, Washington, UT is 31% lower than the average of Utah and is 17% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Santa Clara, UT6,70420788808
Toquerville, UT1,917931,1301,223
Dammeron Valley, UT504981,1931,291
St. George, UT78,5731961,7921,988
La Verkin, UT4,1821181,9912,109
Hurricane, UT15,1061452,0542,199
Ivins, UT7,6461852,2512,436
Washington, UT23,1411602,0222,183

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.98 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Washington, UT is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Utah and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Washington, UT are 1.46 times less than the Utah average and 1.30 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Washington, UT are 1.51 times less than than Utah and 2.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Washington, UT are 1.46 times less than than Utah and 1.21 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Washington (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Washington, UT area in comparison to other Utah communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Washington, UT being safer than 39% of cities in Utah and 55% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Utah cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Washington, UT. In conclusion, Washington, UT now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 624
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Washington, UT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Washington, UT you have a 1 in 624 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Washington, UT.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Washington, UT 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 Washington, UT has increased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Washington, UT has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Washington, UT has increased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)223,469558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.43.3
There are a total of 22 Washington police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.1% less than the Utah average and 65.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Utah

StateTotal offendersUtah /100KNational /100K
Utah7,046282222
There are a total of 7,046 sex offenders in Utah. This yields a total of 282 sex offenders in Utah per 100,000 residents which is 27% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bay Point, CA23,1316994,0124,711
Van Buren, AR23,1555663,7524,319
Landover, MD23,1246903,3394,029
Ewa Gentry, HI23,1683503,3903,739
Dolton, IL23,1136322,9703,602
Washington, UT23,1411602,0222,183
Source: The Washington, UT 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.