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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 84%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,694n/a (estimate)4,4843,2582,580
Murder1n/a1.23.15.0
Rape59n/a71.645.342.6
Robbery120n/a145.773.986.2
Assault180n/a218.5189.1246.8
Violent crime360n/a (estimate)437312381
Burglary605n/a734.4533.5376.0
Theft2,116n/a2,568.62,045.41,594.6
Vehicle theft613n/a744.1367.3228.9
Property crime3,334n/a (estimate)4,0472,9462,200

Key findings

  • Auburn crime rates are 74% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Auburn are 15% higher than the national average
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Auburn is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Auburn has increased by 12%

Auburn crime map

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      Daily Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Auburn, WA per 100,000 people. In Auburn, the total number of daily crimes is 1.38 times more than the Washington average and 1.74 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Auburn is 1.40 times more than the Washington average and 1.15 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Auburn has a daily crime rate that is 1.37 times more than the Washington average and 1.84 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Washington and all other cities across the US, is Auburn safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Auburn is safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Auburn is safer than 15% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Washington and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Auburn. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Auburn is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Auburn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Auburn is 1 in 229
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 23
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Auburn, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 229. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 25 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 Auburn is 1 in 23.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Auburn is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Auburn has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 9% in Auburn, while property crimes in Auburn have increased by 15%. Total crime has increased by 12% year over year.

      Auburn police department

      ItemAuburnWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1118,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
      There are a total of 111 Auburn police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.1% less than the Washington average and 52.7% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Washington

      StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
      Washington6,688107266
      There are a total of 6,688 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 107 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 60% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Black Diamond, WA4,3210357357
      Browns Point, WA1,18744413457
      Mirrormont, WA3,79159561621
      Shadow Lake, WA2,75571669739
      Lake Holm, WA3,11174700774
      Ravensdale, WA1,14379742821
      Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,51286815901
      Auburn, WA75,6074374,0474,484

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Albany, GA75,6571,1145,1026,217
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72137830867
      Evanston, IL75,4721872,2762,463
      Upland, CA75,8513742,6753,050
      Kalamazoo, MI75,8851,3265,0326,358
      Auburn, WA75,6074374,0474,484
      Source: The Auburn, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.