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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDuvall/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime54n/a (estimate)6153,7322,324
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)57376370
Vehicle theft3n/a34.2639.3282.7
Property crime49n/a (estimate)5583,3561,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Duvall, WA

The Duvall crime rates are 73.5% lower than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 5 violent crimes in Duvall (57 per 100,000 people), which is 84.6% lower than the national average and there were a total of 49 property crimes (558 per 100,000 residents) which is 71.4% lower than average.

Duvall has a crime rate of 615, which is considerably less than the national average of 2324. This results in Duvall being one of the safest places to live across the United States. The crime rate is based on the total number of violent and property crimes per 100,000 people.

Duvall stands out with one of the lowest violent crime rates in the United States. Reporting only 57 violent crimes per 100,000 people, Duvall secures its place among the safest cities in the nation, making it an enticing destination for those in search of a new home.

Duvall showcased a dedication to violent crime safety in its latest reported crime year by achieving a murder rate of 0. This accomplishment could indicate that it is a safe place for residents, but also provides a shining example to other urban areas endeavoring to create safer communities.

Since 1990, property crime rates per 100,000 people in the United States have steadily decreased. Recently, the average did increase slightly. Having said that, Duvall has a property crime rate that is well below the national average with only 558 reported property crimes compared to the national average of 1954. Based on this report, Duvall remains a very safe place to live with regards to property crime.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Duvall?

AreaVibes has conducted polls asking local residents if they feel safe living in Duvall. Based on the results of the surveys (13 responses), 77% of people felt that there was very little crime in Duvall and felt safe walking alone at night. While 23% of people felt that it was not a safe place to live and did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Duvall a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Duvall, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Duvall presents a total crime rate that is 74% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Duvall experiences an average of 0.15 daily crimes, comprising 0.01 violent incidents and 0.13 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Potential Causes for Crime in Duvall

Highly populated regions typically encompass expansive urban hubs teeming with diverse economic prospects. Within these areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, giving rise to enclaves of poverty amid affluence. Communities marked by economic disparities may contend with heightened property crimes, and in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, regions characterized by low population density often exhibit lower Duvall crime rates. For instance, in Duvall, the population density stands at 3255.8 people per square mile, diverging from the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

Duvall has a ratio of police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents that differs from the national norm, with 2.32 officers and civilians per 1,000 residents, compared to 3.25 nationwide. Crime rates are profoundly influenced by the effectiveness of law enforcement and community policing endeavors. A resilient and cooperative partnership between law enforcement agencies and the community can serve as a deterrent to criminal activities, ultimately enhancing safety. The efficacy of law enforcement extends beyond mere numbers and extends into the realm of community policing strategies, emphasizing the cultivation of trust and collaboration between officers and the community. It is not merely a matter of quantity but the quality of engagement with the community that matters most.

In areas where housing affordability is an issue, crime can become a significant concern. Some individuals and families may be forced to live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions, which can increase stress and potentially contribute to domestic disputes and related crimes. The median home price in Duvall is $543,200, compared to a national average of $184,700.

Duvall crime map

The Duvall crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Duvall as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Duvall crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Duvall crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Duvall crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Duvall are 85% lower than the national average
      • In Duvall you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Duvall is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Duvall has increased by 25%

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        Daily Crime In Duvall (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Duvall for every 100,000 residents. The Duvall total amount of daily crime is 6.07 times less than the Washington average and 3.78 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Duvall, is 6.59 times less than the Washington average, and it is 6.49 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Duvall has a daily crime average that is 6.01 times less than the Washington average and 3.50 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Duvall (higher is better)

        What are the odds that you'll be safer in Duvall, Washington compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Duvall safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Duvall is safer than 98% of Washington cities, and 86% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Washington, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Duvall. At this time, Duvall sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Duvall

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Duvall is 1 in 1756
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Duvall is 1 in 180
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Duvall is 1 in 163
        How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Duvall, Washington you have a 1 in 1756 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 180 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Duvall.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Duvall is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Duvall has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have n/a in Duvall, while property crimes in Duvall have increased by 13%. Total crime has increased by 25% year over year.

        Duvall police department

        Item Duvall Washington National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)168,169558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
        There are a total of 16 Duvall police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7% greater than the Washington average and 28.6% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Washington

        State Total offenders Washington /100K National /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

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Yarrow Point, WA1,35353471524
        Ames Lake, WA1,31753471524
        Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,34653471524
        High Bridge, WA3,06566586652
        Clyde Hill, WA3,36072639711
        Cathcart, WA2,27873655729
        Fall City, WA2,35781722802
        Duvall, WA7,97957558615

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Mayo, MD7,9792209041,124
        Greenbriar, VA7,97698712810
        Wyoming, MN7,9761111,2721,383
        Brentwood, MO7,9861985,0365,234
        Hartsville (Trousdale County) , TN7,9706062,2412,846
        Duvall, WA7,97957558615
        Source: The Duvall, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.