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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 71%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSammamish/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime427n/a (estimate)6392,9762,489
Murder2n/a3.02.65.0
Rape5n/a7.543.842.6
Robbery3n/a4.567.681.6
Assault13n/a19.5179.9250.2
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)34294379
Burglary68n/a101.8453.6340.5
Theft312n/a466.91,907.91,549.5
Vehicle theft24n/a35.9320.5219.9
Property crime404n/a (estimate)6052,6822,110

Key findings

  • Sammamish crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sammamish are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Sammamish you have a 1 in 157 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sammamish is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sammamish has increased by 9%

Sammamish crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sammamish (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sammamish, WA per 100,000 people. In Sammamish, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.66 times less than the Washington average and 3.90 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Sammamish is 8.54 times less than the Washington average and 11.02 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Sammamish has a daily crime rate that is 4.44 times less than the Washington average and 3.49 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Sammamish (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Sammamish in comparison to other Washington communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Sammamish safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sammamish being safer than 95% of cities in Washington and 88% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Washington cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Sammamish. In conclusion, Sammamish ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sammamish

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sammamish is 1 in 2906
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sammamish is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sammamish is 1 in 157
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Sammamish, Washington you have a 1 in 2906 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 166 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 157 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sammamish.

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

      A good indicator of whether Sammamish 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 Sammamish has increased by 70%, while the property crime rate in Sammamish has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sammamish has increased by 9% year over year.

      Sammamish police department

      ItemSammamishWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)328,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.72.23.3
      There are a total of 32 Sammamish police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68.7% less than the Washington average and 79.1% 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
      Tanner, WA1,09041376418
      Ames Lake, WA1,50641376418
      Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,20141376418
      High Bridge, WA2,63451468520
      Mirrormont, WA3,79156511567
      Duvall, WA7,53461558619
      Fall City, WA1,97663577640
      Sammamish, WA62,13634605639

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Poinciana, FL62,1455713,2443,816
      North Miami, FL62,1587983,8164,614
      Coon Rapids, MN62,1591322,1042,237
      Encinitas, CA62,1601369551,091
      Hamilton, OH62,2594263,5854,011
      Sammamish, WA62,13634605639
      Source: The Sammamish, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.