Reported Annual Crime In Sequim

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSequim/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime326n/a (estimate)4,6413,4782,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSequim/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.3
Rape6n/a85.444.041.7
Robbery1n/a14.272.898.0
Assault19n/a270.5184.6248.9
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)370305383
Burglary40n/a569.4590.4430.4
Theft249n/a3,544.52,194.41,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a156.6388.8237.4
Property crime300n/a (estimate)4,2703,1742,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Sequim, WA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Sequim, WA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Sequim, WA is 33% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Washington, and when compared with the national average, is 69% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Sequim, WA has 22% higher than violent crime rate than Washington average, while remaining 3% lower than the national average. In property crime, Sequim, WA is 35% higher than the average of Washington and is 81% higher than the national average.

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The Sequim crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sequim as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Sequim crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sequim is 69% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.71 daily crimes that occur in Sequim.
  • Sequim is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sequim you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sequim has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Sequim (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Sequim, WA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Washington as well as those across America as a whole. The Sequim, WA total amount of daily offenses is 1.33 times more than the Washington average and 1.69 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Sequim, WA is 1.22 times more than the Washington average, and it is 1.03 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Sequim, WA has a daily crime figure that is 1.35 times more than the Washington average and 1.81 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Sequim (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Sequim, WA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Washington as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Sequim, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Sequim, WA is 31% safer than other cities of Washington and 30% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Washington cities and all around the United States, Sequim, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Sequim, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sequim

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sequim is 1 in 271
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sequim is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sequim is 1 in 22
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Sequim, WA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Sequim, WA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 271. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 24 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Sequim, WA is 1 in 22.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sequim, WA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Sequim, WA has increased by 178% and the rate of property crime in Sequim, WA has decreased by 20%. The total crime rate in Sequim, WA has decreased by 15% year to year.

Sequim police department

ItemSequimWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)218,169558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.23.3
There are a total of 21 Sequim police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.4% greater than the Washington average and 3.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Washington

StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
Washington6,10297222
There are a total of 6,102 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 97 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 56% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bell Hill, WA8601231,2821,405
Port Townsend, WA9,2863131,8342,147
Port Angeles East, WA3,5261922,0072,199
Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA3,5661932,0132,206
River Road, WA4954204,3894,809
Carlsborg, WA7504354,5404,975
Sequim, WA6,7363704,2704,641

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Interlaken, CA6,7384102,2822,692
Gypsum, CO6,7292681,9682,237
Cottage Grove, WI6,72999521619
Bayville, NY6,745122517638
Sequim, WA6,7363704,2704,641
Source: The Sequim, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.