Reported Annual Crime In Shoreline

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShoreline/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,168n/a (estimate)2,0623,2582,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShoreline/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.83.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a45.342.6
Robbery22n/a38.873.986.2
Assault45n/a79.5189.1246.8
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)120312381
Burglary230n/a406.1533.5376.0
Theft715n/a1,262.42,045.41,594.6
Vehicle theft155n/a273.7367.3228.9
Property crime1,100n/a (estimate)1,9422,9462,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Shoreline, WA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 37% lower than the average of crimes committed in Washington. It is also 20% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Shoreline, WA shows a crime rate that is 61% lower than the Washington average. The crime rate is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Shoreline, WA is shown to be 34% lower than the Washington average and 12% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shoreline is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.65 daily crimes that occur in Shoreline.
  • Shoreline is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shoreline you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shoreline has decreased by 21%.

Compare Shoreline, WA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Shoreline (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Shoreline, WA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Washington and on a national scale. In Shoreline, WA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.58 times less than the Washington average and 1.25 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Shoreline, WA is 2.59 times less than the Washington average and 3.17 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Shoreline, WA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.52 times less than the Washington average and 1.13 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Shoreline (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Shoreline, 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 Shoreline, WA to other cities in the state and across the country, Shoreline, WA is 57% safer than other cities of Washington and 49% 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, Shoreline, WA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Shoreline, WA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shoreline

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shoreline is 1 in 833
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shoreline is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shoreline is 1 in 49
      Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Shoreline, WA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Shoreline, WA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 833. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 52 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 Shoreline, WA is 1 in 49.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Shoreline, 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 Shoreline, WA has decreased by 27% and the rate of property crime in Shoreline, WA has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Shoreline, WA has decreased by 21% year to year.

      Shoreline police department

      ItemShorelineWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)678,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.23.3
      There are a total of 67 Shoreline police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.4% less than the Washington average and 62.2% 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
      Yarrow Point, WA1,14987262350
      High Bridge, WA2,63454515569
      Woodway, WA1,3670576576
      Sammamish, WA62,13620566585
      Clyde Hill, WA3,19759561621
      Cathcart, WA2,66561575636
      Clearview, WA3,90768644713
      Shoreline, WA55,0211201,9422,062

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Haven, CT54,9721922,1472,338
      Hendersonville, TN55,0731931,5641,757
      Paramount, CA54,9415982,5933,191
      Port Arthur, TX54,9137012,5973,298
      Hanford, CA54,9124822,2252,708
      Shoreline, WA55,0211201,9422,062
      Source: The Shoreline, 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.