Reported Annual Crime In Renton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRenton/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,456n/a (estimate)5,3243,4782,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRenton/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a2.93.15.3
Rape45n/a43.944.041.7
Robbery113n/a110.372.898.0
Assault167n/a163.0184.6248.9
Violent crime328n/a (estimate)320305383
Burglary607n/a592.4590.4430.4
Theft3,640n/a3,552.32,194.41,694.4
Vehicle theft881n/a859.8388.8237.4
Property crime5,128n/a (estimate)5,0043,1742,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Renton, 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 53% higher than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 94% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Renton, WA shows a crime rate that is 5% higher than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 16% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Renton, WA is shown to be 58% higher than the Washington average and 112% higher than the national average.

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The Renton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Renton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Renton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Renton is 94% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.59 daily crimes that occur in Renton.
  • Renton is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Renton you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Renton has decreased by 13%.

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Compare Renton, WA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Renton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Renton, WA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Renton, WA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington state wide, are 1.53 times more than the state average and 1.94 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Renton, WA on a daily bases are 1.05 times more than than Washington average and 1.20 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Renton, WA are 1.58 times more than the daily state average and 2.12 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Renton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Renton, WA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Washington as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Renton, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Renton, WA is 14% safer than other cities of Washington and 18% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Washington cities and all around the United States, Renton, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Renton, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Renton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Renton is 1 in 313
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Renton is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Renton is 1 in 19
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Renton, WA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Renton, WA, you have a 1 in 313 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Renton, WA is 1 in 19.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Renton, WA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Renton, WA has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Renton, WA has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Renton, WA has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Renton police department

ItemRentonWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1458,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
There are a total of 145 Renton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.6% less than the Washington average and 52.4% 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
Ames Lake, WA1,50643445488
Browns Point, WA1,18743445488
Yarrow Point, WA1,14943445488
Clyde Hill, WA3,1970573573
Mirrormont, WA3,79158605662
Black Diamond, WA4,32123678701
Sammamish, WA62,13623681705
Renton, WA98,4993205,0045,324

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Davie, FL98,7172362,6292,864
Flint, MI98,9181,9452,7254,670
Renton, WA98,4993205,0045,324
Source: The Renton, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.