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Total crime 134%
Violent crime 114%
Property crime 138%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidentsRainier Beach/100k peopleSeattle/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42,4255,485 (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 crime4,832829 (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 crime37,5934,656 (estimate)4,8732,7321,958

Key findings

  • Rainier Beach crime rates are 134% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rainier Beach are 114% higher than the national average
  • In Rainier Beach you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rainier Beach is safer than 13% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Seattle has increased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In Rainier Beach (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rainier Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rainier Beach is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rainier Beach is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rainier Beach is 1 in 19

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

      Seattle police department

      ItemRainier BeachSeattleWashington
      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
      Black Diamond, WA4,32121391412
      Browns Point, WA1,18741383425
      Ames Lake, WA1,50641383425
      Mirrormont, WA3,79156520576
      Sammamish, WA62,13625661686
      Shadow Lake, WA2,75567620687
      Lake Holm, WA3,11170649719
      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 Rainier Beach, 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.