Reported Annual Crime In Chehalis

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChehalis/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime471n/a (estimate)6,2193,2582,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChehalis/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.0
Rape1n/a13.245.342.6
Robbery2n/a26.473.986.2
Assault14n/a184.9189.1246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)224312381
Burglary68n/a897.9533.5376.0
Theft365n/a4,819.82,045.41,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a277.3367.3228.9
Property crime454n/a (estimate)5,9952,9462,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Chehalis, WA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 91% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 141% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Chehalis, WA shows a crime rate that is 28% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 41% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Chehalis, WA is shown to be 103% higher than the Washington average and 173% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chehalis is 141% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.04 daily crimes that occur in Chehalis.
  • Chehalis is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chehalis you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chehalis has decreased by 27%.

Compare Chehalis, WA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Chehalis (per 100,000 people)

      The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Chehalis, WA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Chehalis, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.91 times more than the state average and 2.41 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Chehalis, WA on a daily bases are 1.39 times less than than Washington average and 1.70 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Chehalis, WA are 2.03 times more than the daily state average and 2.73 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Chehalis (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Chehalis, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Chehalis, WA ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Washington along with 19% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Washington and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Chehalis, WA. As a result, Chehalis, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chehalis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chehalis is 1 in 446
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chehalis is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chehalis is 1 in 17
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Chehalis, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Chehalis, WA you have a 1 in 446 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chehalis, WA.

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

      Determining whether Chehalis, WA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Chehalis, WA has increased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 28% year over year. Total crimes for Chehalis, WA has decreased by 27% in the same time frame.

      Chehalis police department

      ItemChehalisWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)228,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.23.3
      There are a total of 22 Chehalis police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.7% greater than the Washington average and 8.2% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rochester, WA2,9121411,3341,475
      Tenino, WA1,7441521,4341,586
      Winlock, WA1,5231701,6011,771
      Fords Prairie, WA2,2771721,6201,792
      Napavine, WA1,75902,1492,149
      Oakville, WA7241462,0502,196
      Grand Mound, WA3,5152132,0082,221
      Chehalis, WA7,3402245,9956,219

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bermuda Dunes, CA7,3393812,0282,409
      Franklin, LA7,3397563,9714,728
      Ville Platte, LA7,3381547,9388,093
      Keyes, CA7,3385813,0963,677
      Clewiston, FL7,3434742,4722,946
      Chehalis, WA7,3402245,9956,219
      Source: The Chehalis, 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.