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Reported Annual Crime In Auburn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,947n/a (estimate)5,0343,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a7.72.75.3
Rape49n/a62.542.240.4
Robbery98n/a125.077.5102.8
Assault176n/a224.5179.7248.5
Violent crime329n/a (estimate)420302386
Burglary732n/a933.7674.8468.9
Theft2,188n/a2,790.82,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft698n/a890.3443.0236.9
Property crime3,618n/a (estimate)4,6153,4942,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Auburn, WA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Auburn, WA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Auburn, WA crime rates are 33% higher than in comparison to the Washington mean and are 77% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Auburn, WA has a rate that is 39% higher than the Washington average; compared to the United States, it is 9% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Auburn, WA is 32% higher than its state's mean, and 88% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Auburn is 77% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.79 daily crimes that occur in Auburn.
  • Auburn is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Auburn has decreased by 14%.

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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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national level. In Auburn, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times more than the Washington average and 1.77 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Auburn, WA is 1.39 times more than the Washington average and 1.09 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Auburn, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Washington average and 1.88 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Washington and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Auburn, WA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Auburn, WA has been ranked safer than 14% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Auburn, WA is safer than 17% 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, WA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Auburn, WA 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 239
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Auburn, WA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Auburn, WA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 239. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 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, WA is 1 in 20.

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

The year over year crime rate for Auburn, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Auburn, WA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 3% in Auburn, WA, while property crimes in Auburn, WA have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Auburn, WA have decreased by 14% 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
Washington6,10297222
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
Browns Point, WA1,18742490533
Mirrormont, WA3,79158666723
Shadow Lake, WA2,75569793861
Lake Holm, WA3,11172831902
Ravensdale, WA1,14376881957
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,512849661,050
McMillin, WA1,618941,0871,181
Auburn, WA75,6074204,6155,034

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Albany, GA75,6571,1744,8706,045
Arlington Heights, IL75,721769491,025
Evanston, IL75,4721722,2072,379
Upland, CA75,8513162,9903,306
Kalamazoo, MI75,8851,2114,2175,427
Auburn, WA75,6074204,6155,034
Source: The Auburn, 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.