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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 87%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWestlake/100k peopleSeattle/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime38,8044,285 (estimate)5,0812,9762,489
Murder28n/a3.72.65.0
Rape358n/a46.943.842.6
Robbery1,339n/a175.367.681.6
Assault2,746n/a359.6179.9250.2
Violent crime4,471340 (estimate)585294379
Burglary7,210n/a944.1453.6340.5
Theft23,478n/a3,074.21,907.91,549.5
Vehicle theft3,645n/a477.3320.5219.9
Property crime34,3333,945 (estimate)4,4962,6822,110

Key findings

  • Westlake crime rates are 72% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westlake are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Westlake you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westlake is safer than 41% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Seattle has decreased by 13%

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      Daily Crime In Westlake (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westlake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westlake is 1 in 295
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westlake is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westlake is 1 in 24

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

      Seattle police department

      ItemWestlakeSeattleWashington
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodway, WA1,36741376418
      High Bridge, WA2,63451468520
      Sammamish, WA62,13634605639
      Clearview, WA3,90764587651
      Yarrow Point, WA1,1490686686
      Meadowdale, WA2,99881740821
      Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,51281742823
      Seattle, WA668,8495854,4965,081

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Denver, CO663,3037493,7444,492
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864
      Washington, DC659,0099774,2465,223
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9016,1288,030
      Seattle, WA668,8495854,4965,081
      Source: The Westlake, Seattle, 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.