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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 30%
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 peopleOcean Shores/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime95n/a (estimate)1,4393,0262,346
Murder0n/a0.03.96.5
Rape1n/a15.134.838.4
Robbery1n/a15.167.473.9
Assault3n/a45.4187.6279.7
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)76294388
Burglary33n/a499.7522.1314.2
Theft50n/a757.11,854.21,398.0
Vehicle theft7n/a106.0356.1246.0
Property crime90n/a (estimate)1,3632,7321,958

Key findings

  • Ocean Shores crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ocean Shores are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Ocean Shores you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ocean Shores is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ocean Shores has decreased by 33%

Ocean Shores crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ocean Shores (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ocean Shores on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Ocean Shores (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington, are 2.10 times less than the state average and 1.63 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Ocean Shores on a daily basis are 3.88 times less than than Washington average and 5.12 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ocean Shores are 2.00 times less than the daily state average and 1.44 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Ocean Shores (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ocean Shores, Washington compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Ocean Shores safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Ocean Shores is safer than 78% of Washington cities, and 67% 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 Ocean Shores. At this time, Ocean Shores sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean Shores

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean Shores is 1 in 1321
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean Shores is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean Shores is 1 in 70
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Ocean Shores, Washington you have a 1 in 1321 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 74 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ocean Shores.

      Year Over Year Crime In Ocean Shores (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Ocean Shores is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Ocean Shores has decreased by 50%, while the property crime rate in Ocean Shores has decreased by 32% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ocean Shores has decreased by 33% year over year.

      Ocean Shores police department

      ItemOcean ShoresWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)138,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
      There are a total of 13 Ocean Shores 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

      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
      Hoquiam, WA8,434932,0822,174
      Westport, WA2,1241904,0444,234
      Grayland, WA5014173,8724,289
      Ocean City, WA1864263,9564,382
      Ocean Shores, WA5,673761,3631,439

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pana, IL5,6735111,8692,379
      Mena, AR5,6742563,8454,102
      Bath, NY5,6744421,7122,154
      Las Flores, CA5,671144696839
      Palm Springs North, FL5,6712241,0301,253
      Ocean Shores, WA5,673761,3631,439
      Source: The Ocean Shores, 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.