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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 42%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,348 (estimate)2,9762,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a43.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a67.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a179.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)133 (estimate)294379
Burglaryn/an/an/a453.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a320.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,215 (estimate)2,6822,110

Key findings

  • Rochester crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rochester are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Rochester you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rochester is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rochester has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Rochester (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rochester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rochester is 1 in 752
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rochester is 1 in 83
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rochester is 1 in 75

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

      Rochester police department

      ItemRochesterWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

      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
      Tenino, WA1,7441601,3881,548
      Oakville, WA7242901,3041,594
      Fords Prairie, WA2,2771621,4751,637
      Grand Mound, WA3,5152001,8282,029
      Lacey, WA45,6442032,7712,974
      Tumwater, WA21,6843022,6812,983
      Olympia, WA49,6084773,4793,956
      Rochester, WA2,9121331,2151,348

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brownville, NJ2,91283534616
      Malakoff, TX2,9122591,4771,736
      Fairfield Harbour, NC2,913106674781
      Iron River, MI2,9115331,3491,882
      Baraga, MI2,9132709801,250
      Rochester, WA2,9121331,2151,348
      Source: The Rochester, 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.