Reported Annual Crime In Columbia

StatisticReportedincidentsColumbia/100k peopleBellingham/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,9674,232 (estimate)5,7753,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidentsColumbia/100k peopleBellingham/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.75.3
Rape61n/a70.942.240.4
Robbery47n/a54.677.5102.8
Assault116n/a134.9179.7248.5
Violent crime224191 (estimate)260302386
Burglary751n/a873.2674.8468.9
Theft3,709n/a4,312.52,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft283n/a329.1443.0236.9
Property crime4,7434,041 (estimate)5,5153,4942,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 49% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.59 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 46% of the cities in the Washington.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bellingham has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia is 1 in 524
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 24

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

Bellingham police department

ItemColumbiaBellinghamWashington
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1578,169
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.92.2

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
Everson, WA2,5550969969
Lynden, WA13,204659691,034
Geneva, WA2,630869911,076
Nooksack, WA1,7631391,6121,751
Alger, WA1561862,1492,334
Ferndale, WA12,6661202,3542,474
Marietta-Alderwood, WA4,4922092,4202,629
Bellingham, WA84,4622605,5155,775

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bend, OR84,4161082,2522,360
Edinburg, TX84,3994094,8345,243
Trenton, NJ84,5591,3472,6133,961
Riverview, FL84,5905033,1443,647
Champaign, IL84,6727183,2593,977
Bellingham, WA84,4622605,5155,775
Source: The Columbia, Bellingham, 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.