Reported Annual Crime In Mount Vernon

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 peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,384n/a (estimate)3,9453,4782,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a8.63.15.3
Rape15n/a42.844.041.7
Robbery23n/a65.672.898.0
Assault41n/a116.9184.6248.9
Violent crime82n/a (estimate)234305394
Burglary234n/a667.0590.4430.4
Theft947n/a2,699.22,194.41,694.4
Vehicle theft121n/a344.9388.8237.4
Property crime1,302n/a (estimate)3,7113,1742,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mount Vernon, 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 13% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 43% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mount Vernon, WA shows a crime rate that is 23% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 41% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mount Vernon, WA is shown to be 17% higher than the Washington average and 57% higher than the national average.
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The Mount Vernon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.81 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has decreased by 10%.

Compare Mount Vernon, WA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mount Vernon, WA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Washington as well as national figures. In Mount Vernon, WA the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Washington average and 1.43 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Mount Vernon, WA are 1.30 times less than the Washington average and 1.69 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Mount Vernon, WA has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Washington average and 1.57 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Mount Vernon (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Mount Vernon, WA compared to every other city in Washington as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Mount Vernon, WA ranks safer than 28% of every city located within Washington along with 29% 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 Mount Vernon, WA. As a result, Mount Vernon, WA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 428
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mount Vernon, WA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mount Vernon, WA you have a 1 in 428 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Vernon, WA.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Mount Vernon, WA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Mount Vernon, WA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 7% in Mount Vernon, WA, while property crimes in Mount Vernon, WA have decreased by 11%. Crimes in total for Mount Vernon, WA have decreased by 10% year over year.

Mount Vernon police department

ItemMount VernonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)548,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
There are a total of 54 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.1% less than the Washington average and 48.7% 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
Big Lake, WA1,90462652715
Oak Harbor, WA22,544141796937
Arlington Heights, WA2,7861001,0481,149
Bryant, WA2,0011181,2291,346
Bay View, WA7001231,2821,405
Lake Cavanaugh, WA1461231,2821,405
Alger, WA1561871,9522,139
Mount Vernon, WA33,3882343,7113,945

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Goshen, IN33,385783,3683,446
Foothill Farms, CA33,3847133,9634,676
Gallatin, TN33,4263431,3081,652
Owings Mills, MD33,3326142,7283,342
Woodridge, IL33,3311161,1391,255
Mount Vernon, WA33,3882343,7113,945
Source: The Mount Vernon, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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