Total crime 170%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 214%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsYork/100k peopleBellingham/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,5466,342 (estimate)4,8553,0262,346
Violent crime240188 (estimate)256294388
Vehicle theft376n/a401.6356.1246.0
Property crime4,3066,154 (estimate)4,5992,7321,958

Key findings

  • York crime rates are 170% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in York are 52% lower than the national average
  • In York you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • York is safer than 46% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Bellingham has increased by 52%

York crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In York (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in York

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in York is 1 in 532
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in York is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in York is 1 in 16

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

      Bellingham police department

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

      Sex offenders in Washington

      StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
      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
      Geneva, WA2,63083775858
      Everson, WA2,55523903926
      Nooksack, WA1,7631361,2611,396
      Ferndale, WA12,666851,3371,421
      Lynden, WA13,2041281,5421,670
      Alger, WA1561811,6801,861
      Marietta-Alderwood, WA4,4922041,8922,096
      Bellingham, WA84,4622564,5994,855

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bend, OR84,4161681,8932,061
      Edinburg, TX84,3993142,2322,546
      Trenton, NJ84,5591,1692,0903,259
      Riverview, FL84,5904492,0702,519
      Champaign, IL84,6729302,4783,409
      Bellingham, WA84,4622564,5994,855
      Source: The York, Bellingham, 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.