Reported Annual Crime In Washougal

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashougal/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime354n/a (estimate)2,3263,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashougal/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape2n/a13.137.738.6
Robbery5n/a32.976.0101.9
Assault17n/a111.7167.8237.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)158284373
Burglary54n/a354.8711.2491.4
Theft255n/a1,675.42,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft21n/a138.0374.7220.2
Property crime330n/a (estimate)2,1683,4642,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Washougal, WA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Washougal, WA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Washougal, WA averages 38% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 19% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Washougal, WA is 45% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 58% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 37% lower than the remainder of the state of Washington and 13% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Washougal, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washougal is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.37 daily crimes that occur in Washougal.
  • Washougal is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washougal you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washougal has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Washougal (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Washougal, 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 Washougal, WA are 1.61 times less than the Washington average and 1.23 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Washougal, WA are 1.80 times less than than Washington and 2.36 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Washougal, WA are 1.60 times less than than Washington and 1.15 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Washougal (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Washougal, WA area in comparison to other Washington communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Washougal, WA being safer than 63% of cities in Washington and 55% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Washington cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Washougal, WA. In conclusion, Washougal, WA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washougal

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washougal is 1 in 635
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washougal is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washougal is 1 in 43
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Washougal, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Washougal, WA you have a 1 in 635 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 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Washougal, WA.

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

A good indicator of whether Washougal, 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 Washougal, WA has increased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Washougal, WA has decreased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Washougal, WA has decreased by 13% year over year.

Washougal police department

ItemWashougalWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)238,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 23 Washougal police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% less than the Washington average and 51.4% 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
Meadow Glade, WA2,485871,0581,145
Dollars Corner, WA1,183921,1221,213
Fern Prairie, WA2,2381031,2511,353
West Linn, OR25,7101201,3601,480
Brush Prairie, WA2,6921131,3731,486
Washougal, WA14,5631582,1682,326

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Red Hill, SC14,5654653,0353,500
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College, AK14,5687272,8073,534
Thibodaux, LA14,5705754,1134,688
Avon, IN14,5703373,6423,980
Washougal, WA14,5631582,1682,326
Source: The Washougal, 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.