Reported Annual Crime In Lake Stevens

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 peopleLake Stevens/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime419n/a (estimate)1,2513,2582,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Stevens/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.0
Rape20n/a59.745.342.6
Robbery9n/a26.973.986.2
Assault34n/a101.5189.1246.8
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)188312381
Burglary76n/a226.9533.5376.0
Theft239n/a713.62,045.41,594.6
Vehicle theft41n/a122.4367.3228.9
Property crime356n/a (estimate)1,0632,9462,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lake Stevens, WA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lake Stevens, WA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Lake Stevens, WA crime rates are 62% lower than in comparison to the Washington mean and are 52% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lake Stevens, WA has a rate that is 40% lower than the Washington average; compared to the United States, it is 51% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lake Stevens, WA is 64% lower than its state's mean, and 52% lower than the country's average.

Lake Stevens crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Stevens is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.43 daily crimes that occur in Lake Stevens.
  • Lake Stevens is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Stevens you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Stevens has decreased by 30%.

Compare Lake Stevens, WA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lake Stevens (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lake Stevens, 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 Lake Stevens, WA are 2.60 times less than the Washington average and 2.06 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lake Stevens, WA are 1.66 times less than than Washington and 2.02 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lake Stevens, WA are 2.77 times less than than Washington and 2.07 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lake Stevens (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lake Stevens, WA area in comparison to other Washington communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lake Stevens, WA being safer than 76% of cities in Washington and 68% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Washington cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lake Stevens, WA. In conclusion, Lake Stevens, WA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Stevens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Stevens is 1 in 532
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Stevens is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Stevens is 1 in 80
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lake Stevens, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lake Stevens, WA you have a 1 in 532 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 95 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Stevens, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Stevens (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Lake Stevens, WA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Lake Stevens, WA has decreased by 12% and the rate of property crime in Lake Stevens, WA has decreased by 33%. The total crime rate in Lake Stevens, WA has decreased by 30% year to year.

Lake Stevens police department

ItemLake StevensWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)288,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.02.23.3
There are a total of 28 Lake Stevens police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55% less than the Washington average and 70% 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
High Bridge, WA2,63454515569
Woodway, WA1,3670576576
Cathcart, WA2,66561575636
Lake Roesiger, WA1,01262590652
Clearview, WA3,90768644713
Brier, WA6,53043674717
Langley, WA1,30074702776
Lake Stevens, WA30,3521881,0631,251

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago Heights, IL30,3498721,0691,941
Jamestown, NY30,3457732,7803,553
Manchester, CT30,3641742,2032,377
Morgantown, WV30,3642661,6201,886
Plainfield, IN30,3182762,3582,635
Lake Stevens, WA30,3521881,0631,251
Source: The Lake Stevens, 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.
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