Reported Annual Crime In Arlington

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime830n/a (estimate)4,3003,4782,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.3
Rape9n/a46.644.041.7
Robbery14n/a72.572.898.0
Assault43n/a222.8184.6248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)342305394
Burglary117n/a606.2590.4430.4
Theft540n/a2,797.62,194.41,694.4
Vehicle theft107n/a554.3388.8237.4
Property crime764n/a (estimate)3,9583,1742,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Arlington, WA. The total number of reported crimes in Arlington, WA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Arlington, WA crime rate is 24% higher than the Washington average and is 56% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Arlington, WA has a violent crime rate that is 12% higher than the Washington average and 13% lower than the national average. For property crime, Arlington, WA is 25% higher than the Washington average and 68% higher than the national average.
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The Arlington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Arlington as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Arlington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Arlington is 56% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.78 daily crimes that occur in Arlington.
  • Arlington is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Arlington you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Arlington has decreased by 10%.

Compare Arlington, WA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Arlington (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Arlington, 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 Arlington, WA are 1.24 times more than the Washington average and 1.56 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Arlington, WA are 1.12 times more than than Washington and 1.15 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Arlington, WA are 1.25 times more than than Washington and 1.68 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Arlington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Arlington, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Arlington, WA ranks safer than 21% of every city located within Washington along with 22% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Washington and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Arlington, WA. As a result, Arlington, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arlington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arlington is 1 in 293
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington is 1 in 24
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Arlington, WA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Arlington, WA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 293. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 26 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Arlington, WA is 1 in 24.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Arlington, WA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Arlington, WA has increased by 97% and the rate of property crime in Arlington, WA has decreased by 14%. The total crime rate in Arlington, WA has decreased by 10% year to year.

Arlington police department

ItemArlingtonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)298,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 29 Arlington police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Washington average and 51.3% 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
Big Lake, WA1,90462652715
Langley, WA1,30072756828
Kayak Point, WA1,80079824902
Arlington Heights, WA2,7861001,0481,149
Lochsloy, WA2,7891011,0581,159
Sisco Heights, WA2,7251021,0671,169
Warm Beach, WA2,5651071,1211,228
Arlington, WA18,7493423,9584,300

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Salt Lake, UT18,753761,9141,990
Secaucus, NJ18,7371612,2172,378
East Hemet, CA18,7646783,7684,446
Mill Creek East, WA18,7712182,2782,496
Macomb, IL18,7713081,4401,747
Arlington, WA18,7493423,9584,300
Source: The Arlington, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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