Total crime 81%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 81%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthwest/100k peopleOlympia/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,1084,509 (estimate)3,9562,9762,489
Violent crime254691 (estimate)477294379
Vehicle theft201n/a377.2320.5219.9
Property crime1,8543,818 (estimate)3,4792,6822,110

Key findings

  • Northwest crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northwest are 82% higher than the national average
  • In Northwest you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northwest is safer than 22% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Olympia has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Northwest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northwest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northwest is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northwest is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northwest is 1 in 23

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

      Olympia police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a848,169
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.82.2

      Sex offenders in Washington

      StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
      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
      Fox Island, WA3,82965592657
      Anderson Island, WA1,1501009131,013
      DuPont, WA9,2242071,2721,478
      Tenino, WA1,7441601,3881,548
      Rainier, WA2,1381531,3991,552
      Oakville, WA7242901,3041,594
      North Yelm, WA2,5901671,5241,691
      Olympia, WA49,6084773,4793,956

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wilson, NC49,5584463,1313,577
      Downers Grove, IL49,555931,4801,573
      Poway, CA49,6751029811,084
      Logan, UT49,5392171,3281,545
      Ashburn, VA49,69290710800
      Olympia, WA49,6084773,4793,956
      Source: The Northwest, Olympia, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.