Reported Annual Crime In Anacortes

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnacortes/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime489n/a (estimate)2,9043,4782,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnacortes/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.3
Rape4n/a23.844.041.7
Robbery0n/a0.072.898.0
Assault15n/a89.1184.6248.9
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)113305383
Burglary64n/a380.1590.4430.4
Theft386n/a2,292.42,194.41,694.4
Vehicle theft20n/a118.8388.8237.4
Property crime470n/a (estimate)2,7913,1742,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Anacortes, 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 Anacortes, 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 Anacortes, WA averages 17% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 6% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Anacortes, WA is 63% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 71% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 12% lower than the remainder of the state of Washington and 18% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Anacortes, WA area.

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The Anacortes crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Anacortes as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Anacortes crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Anacortes is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.96 daily crimes that occur in Anacortes.
  • Anacortes is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Anacortes you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Anacortes has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Anacortes (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Anacortes, 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 Anacortes, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.20 times less than the state average and 1.06 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Anacortes, WA on a daily bases are 2.70 times less than than Washington average and 3.39 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Anacortes, WA are 1.14 times less than the daily state average and 1.18 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Anacortes (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Anacortes, WA area in comparison to other Washington communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Anacortes, WA being safer than 58% of cities in Washington and 50% 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 Anacortes, WA. In conclusion, Anacortes, WA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anacortes

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anacortes is 1 in 887
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anacortes is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Anacortes is 1 in 35
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Anacortes, 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 Anacortes, WA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 887. 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 36 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 Anacortes, WA is 1 in 35.

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

A good indicator of whether Anacortes, 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 Anacortes, WA has increased by 41%, while the property crime rate in Anacortes, WA has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Anacortes, WA has decreased by 9% year over year.

Anacortes police department

ItemAnacortesWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)278,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
There are a total of 27 Anacortes police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.6% less than the Washington average and 48.4% 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
Oak Harbor, WA22,544141796937
Bay View, WA7001231,2821,405
Alger, WA1561871,9522,139
Lake Ketchum, WA9212692,8113,080
La Conner, WA7823383,5303,868
Burlington, WA8,5723423,5753,918
Mount Vernon, WA33,3882343,7113,945
Anacortes, WA16,2291132,7912,904

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Hibbing, MN16,230174698872
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Streetsboro, OH16,224672,1032,171
West Lealman, FL16,2355733,5264,099
Anacortes, WA16,2291132,7912,904
Source: The Anacortes, WA 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.