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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 1%
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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 peoplePoulsbo/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime232n/a (estimate)2,0353,0262,346
Murder0n/a0.03.96.5
Rape3n/a26.334.838.4
Robbery1n/a8.867.473.9
Assault6n/a52.6187.6279.7
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)88294388
Burglary34n/a298.2522.1314.2
Theft168n/a1,473.61,854.21,398.0
Vehicle theft20n/a175.4356.1246.0
Property crime222n/a (estimate)1,9472,7321,958

Key findings

  • Poulsbo crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Poulsbo are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Poulsbo you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Poulsbo is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Poulsbo has decreased by 20%

Poulsbo crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Poulsbo (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Poulsbo, per 100,000 residents. In Poulsbo, the total number of daily crimes is 1.49 times less than the Washington average and 1.15 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Poulsbo are 3.35 times less than the Washington average and 4.42 times less than the national average. For property crime, Poulsbo has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times less than the Washington average and 1.01 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Poulsbo (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Poulsbo, Washington compared to other areas of Washington, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Poulsbo safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Poulsbo is safer than 63% of Washington cities, and 53% 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 Poulsbo. At this time, Poulsbo sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Poulsbo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Poulsbo is 1 in 1141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Poulsbo is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Poulsbo is 1 in 50
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Poulsbo, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1141. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 52 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Poulsbo is 1 in 50.

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

      A good indicator of whether Poulsbo 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 Poulsbo has decreased by 48%, while the property crime rate in Poulsbo has decreased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Poulsbo has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Poulsbo police department

      ItemPoulsboWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)188,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
      There are a total of 18 Poulsbo police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.9% less than the Washington average and 41.3% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodway, WA1,36771571643
      Seabeck, WA1,08673676748
      Chico, WA2,46375693768
      Meadowdale, WA2,99881754835
      Port Ludlow, WA2,49089831921
      Lofall, WA2,25796889984
      Bainbridge Island, WA23,576639551,017
      Poulsbo, WA9,806881,9472,035

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glenwood Springs, CO9,8063913,8294,220
      Croydon, PA9,8073391,4291,768
      Russellville, AL9,8045122,4102,922
      Bluffdale, UT9,8091961,3911,588
      Rodeo, CA9,7984342,1012,535
      Poulsbo, WA9,806881,9472,035
      Source: The Poulsbo, 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.