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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 80%
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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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsPortage Bay/100k peopleSeattle/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42,4253,610 (estimate)5,4993,0262,346
Murder52n/a6.73.96.5
Rape301n/a39.034.838.4
Robbery1,471n/a190.767.473.9
Assault3,008n/a389.9187.6279.7
Violent crime4,83294 (estimate)626294388
Burglary10,427n/a1,351.5522.1314.2
Theft22,255n/a2,884.61,854.21,398.0
Vehicle theft4,911n/a636.5356.1246.0
Property crime37,5933,516 (estimate)4,8732,7321,958

Key findings

  • Portage Bay crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Portage Bay are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Portage Bay you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Portage Bay is safer than 59% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Seattle has increased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In Portage Bay (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portage Bay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portage Bay is 1 in 1064
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portage Bay is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Portage Bay is 1 in 28

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

      Seattle police department

      ItemPortage BaySeattleWashington
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,8018,169
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.92.2

      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
      High Bridge, WA2,63451477528
      Cathcart, WA2,66557533591
      Woodway, WA1,36771571643
      Clearview, WA3,90764598662
      Sammamish, WA62,13625661686
      Meadowdale, WA2,99881754835
      Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,51281756837
      Seattle, WA668,8496264,8735,499

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Denver, CO663,3038584,6495,507
      El Paso, TX678,0583161,2411,558
      Washington, DC659,0099583,4314,389
      Boston, MA658,2796241,8662,491
      Boston, MA658,2796071,7592,366
      Seattle, WA668,8496264,8735,499
      Source: The Portage Bay, Seattle, 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.