Reported Annual Crime In Ellensburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEllensburg/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime693n/a (estimate)3,6193,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEllensburg/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.75.3
Rape9n/a47.042.240.4
Robbery6n/a31.377.5102.8
Assault17n/a88.8179.7248.5
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)167302386
Burglary87n/a454.4674.8468.9
Theft534n/a2,788.82,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft40n/a208.9443.0236.9
Property crime661n/a (estimate)3,4523,4942,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Ellensburg, WA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Ellensburg, WA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Ellensburg, WA averages 5% lower than the rest of Washington while the rate of crime on a national scale is 28% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Ellensburg, WA is 45% lower than the average rate of crime in Washington and 57% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 1% lower than the remainder of the state of Washington and 41% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Ellensburg, WA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ellensburg is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.92 daily crimes that occur in Ellensburg.
  • Ellensburg is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ellensburg you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ellensburg has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Ellensburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ellensburg, WA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Washington and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ellensburg, WA are 1.05 times less than the Washington average and 1.28 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ellensburg, WA are 1.81 times less than than Washington and 2.31 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ellensburg, WA are 1.01 times less than than Washington and 1.41 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ellensburg (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ellensburg, WA compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Ellensburg, WA safer than 41% when compared to other Washington cities, and 37% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Ellensburg, WA. At this time, Ellensburg, WA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ellensburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ellensburg is 1 in 599
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ellensburg is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ellensburg is 1 in 28
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ellensburg, WA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Ellensburg, WA, then there is a 1 in 599 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 29. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ellensburg, WA.

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

Determining whether Ellensburg, 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. Ellensburg, WA has increased by 21% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Ellensburg, WA has increased by 13% in the same time frame.

Ellensburg police department

ItemEllensburgWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)368,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 36 Ellensburg police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.9% less than the Washington average and 40.6% less than the National average.

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
Kittitas, WA1,26501,3201,320
Thorp, WA3173994,6215,020
Ellensburg, WA18,9571673,4523,619

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ansonia, CT18,9501281,7631,891
Howard, WI18,9503051,9252,230
Hawthorne, NJ18,950531,2031,256
Berea, OH18,949589631,021
Sherwood, OR18,965671,1291,196
Ellensburg, WA18,9571673,4523,619
Source: The Ellensburg, 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.