B+
Total crime 4%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkland/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,119n/a (estimate)2,2433,0262,346
Murder1n/a1.13.96.5
Rape25n/a26.534.838.4
Robbery18n/a19.167.473.9
Assault65n/a68.8187.6279.7
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)115294388
Burglary215n/a227.6522.1314.2
Theft1,629n/a1,724.41,854.21,398.0
Vehicle theft166n/a175.7356.1246.0
Property crime2,010n/a (estimate)2,1282,7321,958

Key findings

  • Kirkland crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kirkland are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Kirkland you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kirkland is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kirkland has decreased by 4%

Kirkland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kirkland (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kirkland, per 100,000 residents. In Kirkland, the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times less than the Washington average and 1.05 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Kirkland are 2.55 times less than the Washington average and 3.36 times less than the national average. For property crime, Kirkland has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times less than the Washington average and 1.09 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Kirkland (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Kirkland to every other city in Washington, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Kirkland safe? The gauges above illustrate that Kirkland is safer than 49% of every city located within Washington along with 49% 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. As a result, Kirkland, WA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kirkland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kirkland is 1 in 867
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kirkland is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kirkland is 1 in 45
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Kirkland, Washington you have a 1 in 867 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 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kirkland.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Kirkland, WA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Kirkland has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Kirkland has decreased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kirkland has decreased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Kirkland police department

      ItemKirklandWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1278,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.23.3
      There are a total of 127 Kirkland police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.6% greater than the Washington average and 22.3% 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
      Ames Lake, WA1,50641383425
      Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,20141383425
      High Bridge, WA2,63451477528
      Cathcart, WA2,66557533591
      Woodway, WA1,36771571643
      Fall City, WA1,97663587651
      Clearview, WA3,90764598662
      Kirkland, WA85,8121152,1282,243

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Concord, NC85,7531201,3971,517
      Fishers, IN85,88766646712
      Sugar Land, TX85,681571,0671,124
      Citrus Heights, CA85,9543242,4022,726
      Clifton, NJ85,578961,5681,665
      Kirkland, WA85,8121152,1282,243
      Source: The Kirkland, 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.