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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 54%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellevue/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,701n/a (estimate)3,1233,0262,346
Murder4n/a2.73.96.5
Rape19n/a12.634.838.4
Robbery68n/a45.267.473.9
Assault84n/a55.8187.6279.7
Violent crime175n/a (estimate)116294388
Burglary597n/a396.6522.1314.2
Theft3,641n/a2,418.51,854.21,398.0
Vehicle theft288n/a191.3356.1246.0
Property crime4,526n/a (estimate)3,0062,7321,958

Key findings

  • Bellevue crime rates are 33% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bellevue are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Bellevue you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bellevue is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bellevue has increased by 5%

Bellevue crime map

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The Bellevue crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bellevue 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 Bellevue crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bellevue (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bellevue, WA per 100,000 people. In Bellevue, the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times more than the Washington average and 1.33 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bellevue is 2.53 times less than the Washington average and 3.34 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bellevue has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Washington average and 1.54 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Bellevue (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Washington and all other cities across the US, is Bellevue safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bellevue is safer than 37% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Bellevue is safer than 35% 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 Bellevue. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bellevue is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellevue

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellevue is 1 in 861
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellevue is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellevue is 1 in 33
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bellevue? In Bellevue, you have a 1 in 861 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 34. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bellevue, WA is 1 in 33.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Bellevue is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Bellevue has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 6% in Bellevue, while property crimes in Bellevue have increased by 6%. Total crime has increased by 5% year over year.

      Bellevue police department

      ItemBellevueWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2088,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
      There are a total of 208 Bellevue police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.9% less than the Washington average and 49.2% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ames Lake, WA1,50641383425
      Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,20141383425
      High Bridge, WA2,63451477528
      Mirrormont, WA3,79156520576
      Woodway, WA1,36771571643
      Fall City, WA1,97663587651
      Sammamish, WA62,13625661686
      Bellevue, WA136,7181163,0063,123

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hampton, VA136,7892952,9993,294
      Hampton, VA136,7892662,4902,756
      Warren, MI135,0695021,4471,949
      McAllen, TX138,475851,9312,016
      Killeen, TX138,7453842,2602,644
      Bellevue, WA136,7181163,0063,123
      Source: The Bellevue, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.