Reported Annual Crime In Yelm

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYelm/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime469n/a (estimate)5,4593,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYelm/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.94.9
Rape2n/a23.337.738.6
Robbery7n/a81.576.0101.9
Assault21n/a244.4167.8237.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)349284373
Burglary39n/a453.9711.2491.4
Theft369n/a4,294.72,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theft31n/a360.8374.7220.2
Property crime439n/a (estimate)5,1093,4642,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Yelm, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Yelm, 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 Yelm, WA is 46% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 91% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Yelm, WA has 23% higher than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 6% lower than the national average. In property crime, Yelm, WA is 48% higher than the average of Washington and is 105% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Yelm is 91% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.95 daily crimes that occur in Yelm.
  • Yelm is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Yelm you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Yelm has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Yelm (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Yelm, WA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Washington as well as national figures. In Yelm, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.46 times more than the Washington average and 1.91 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Yelm, WA are 1.23 times more than the Washington average and 1.07 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Yelm, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times more than the Washington average and 2.05 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Yelm (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Yelm, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Yelm, WA safer than 19% when compared to other Washington cities, and 18% 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 Yelm, WA. At this time, Yelm, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yelm

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yelm is 1 in 287
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yelm is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Yelm is 1 in 19
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Yelm, 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 Yelm, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 287. 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 20 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 Yelm, WA is 1 in 19.

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

Determining whether Yelm, WA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Yelm, WA has decreased by 6% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 25% year over year. Total crimes for Yelm, WA has increased by 23% in the same time frame.

Yelm police department

ItemYelmWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)148,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 14 Yelm police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.7% less than the Washington average and 39.1% 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
DuPont, WA8,85194792886
Rainier, WA1,9011251,5201,645
South Creek, WA2,0451271,5531,680
North Yelm, WA2,8081521,8481,999
Roy, WA6546191,4852,104
Yelm, WA7,3983495,1095,459

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palmyra, PA7,3992951,2331,528
Alamo Heights, TX7,397623,4493,511
Twin Rivers, NJ7,4022591,6491,907
Forest Glen, MD7,3932701,3681,638
Hatboro, PA7,403131,0081,021
Yelm, WA7,3983495,1095,459
Source: The Yelm, 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.