Reported Annual Crime In West Richland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Richland/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime162n/a (estimate)1,1813,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Richland/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape4n/a29.237.738.6
Robbery1n/a7.376.0101.9
Assault7n/a51.0167.8237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)87284373
Burglary31n/a226.0711.2491.4
Theft115n/a838.42,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a29.2374.7220.2
Property crime150n/a (estimate)1,0943,4642,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in West Richland, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in West Richland, 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 West Richland, WA is 68% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 59% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, West Richland, WA has 69% lower than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 77% lower than the national average. In property crime, West Richland, WA is 68% lower than the average of Washington and is 56% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Richland is 59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.24 daily crimes that occur in West Richland.
  • West Richland is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Richland you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Richland has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In West Richland (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Richland, WA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in West Richland, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 3.17 times less than the state average and 2.42 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in West Richland, WA on a daily bases are 3.25 times less than than Washington average and 4.26 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Richland, WA are 3.17 times less than the daily state average and 2.27 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is West Richland (higher is better)

How safe is West Richland, WA compared to other cities in Washington and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that West Richland, WA is safer than 86% of the cities in Washington and 78% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Washington and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than West Richland, WA. Overall, West Richland, WA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Richland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Richland is 1 in 1143
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Richland is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Richland is 1 in 85
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in West Richland, WA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In West Richland, WA, you have a 1 in 1143 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 92. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in West Richland, WA is 1 in 85.

Year Over Year Crime In West Richland (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether West Richland, 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 West Richland, WA has decreased by 23%, while the property crime rate in West Richland, WA has decreased by 33% year over year. The number of total crimes in West Richland, WA has decreased by 32% year over year.

West Richland police department

ItemWest RichlandWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)178,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.23.3
There are a total of 17 West Richland police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36% less than the Washington average and 57.7% 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
West Pasco, WA2,4371061,2921,397
Pasco, WA65,8582262,1192,345
Benton City, WA3,1301952,3802,575
Richland, WA51,1161382,5232,661
Kennewick, WA75,9711982,8423,040
West Richland, WA12,680871,0941,181

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Wakefield, VA12,68475711786
Lindsay, CA12,6884342,0622,497
Wickliffe, OH12,6712862,5392,825
Knightdale, NC12,6922862,2702,556
West Richland, WA12,680871,0941,181
Source: The West Richland, 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.