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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSnoqualmie/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime327n/a (estimate)2,4183,7322,324
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)7376370
Vehicle theft41n/a303.2639.3282.7
Property crime326n/a (estimate)2,4113,3561,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Snoqualmie, WA

Looking at the most recent crime report, the crime rate in Snoqualmie is 4% higher than the national average. These crimes fall into two primary categories: violent and property. Violent crimes encompass murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes involve theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In Snoqualmie, there were 1 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 7 per 100,000 individuals, 98% lower than the national average. Additionally, there were 326 property crimes, amounting to 2411 per 100,000 residents, 23.4% higher than the U.S. average.

In terms of the total Snoqualmie crime rate per 100,000 people, it falls within the midrange when compared to other cities across the United States. Our analysis of total crimes, encompassing both violent and property offenses in Snoqualmie, revealed that the reported crime rates closely align with the nationwide average reported by other areas.

Snoqualmie has one of the lowest violent crime rates of all cities in the United States. With a rate of 7 violent crimes per 100,000 people, Snoqualmie ranks among the safest cities in the United States making it an attractive choice for those seeking a new place to call home.

In the latest reported crime year, Snoqualmie recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Snoqualmie?

AreaVibes conducted surveys inquiring about the safety perception of Snoqualmie residents. Out of the respondents (11 in total), 82% expressed a strong sense of security, believing that crime rates in Snoqualmie were low, and they felt comfortable walking alone at night. Conversely, 18% held a contrasting viewpoint, expressing concerns about safety in the area and feeling uncomfortable walking alone during the nighttime hours.

Is Snoqualmie a Safe Place to Live?

Is Snoqualmie a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Snoqualmie has a crime rate that is higher than the national average by 4%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 0.9 daily incidents, encompassing 0 violent crimes and 0.89 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Snoqualmie as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Snoqualmie Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows us to analyze short-term trends in crime activity. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, we can identify patterns and shifts in Snoqualmie crime rates. This information can be invaluable for residents looking to make informed decisions on where to live. When comparing the most recent year to the previous year, total crime in Snoqualmie has increased by 12% year over year. Violent crime has decreased by 80% and property crime has increased by 13.6%.

Potential Causes for Crime in Snoqualmie

In Snoqualmie, 95.9% of residents have graduated from high school, whereas the national average stands at 83%. The educational makeup of a community can exert a significant influence on crime rates. Typically, higher levels of educational attainment are associated with reduced crime rates, as they furnish individuals with improved employment prospects and viable alternatives to engaging in criminal activities. Conversely, communities characterized by lower educational achievement often grapple with higher crime rates, as limited opportunities may drive individuals towards criminal behavior.

The effectiveness of law enforcement and community policing initiatives can influence crime rates. A strong and collaborative relationship between the police and the community can deter criminal activity and improve safety. In Snoqualmie, there are 1.55 police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents, compared to the national average of 3.25. The effectiveness of law enforcement often depends on community policing strategies that emphasize building trust and cooperation between the police and the community. It's not just about the number of officers but also how they engage with the community.

Elevated rental costs can generate economic strain for both individuals and families, particularly those with restricted financial means. When a substantial proportion of one's income is allocated to housing costs, it often leaves limited resources for fulfilling other crucial necessities such as groceries, healthcare and education. This financial pressure can fuel desperation, potentially prompting individuals to resort to criminal actions, including theft or fraud, as a means of coping with their financial hardships. In Snoqualmie, the average monthly rent stands at $2,224, while the national average is $949 per month.

Snoqualmie crime map

The Snoqualmie crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Snoqualmie as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Snoqualmie crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Snoqualmie crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Snoqualmie crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Snoqualmie are 98% lower than the national average
      • In Snoqualmie you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Snoqualmie is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Snoqualmie has increased by 15%

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        Daily Crime In Snoqualmie (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Snoqualmie, WA per 100,000 people. In Snoqualmie, the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times less than the Washington average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Snoqualmie is 50.79 times less than the Washington average and 50.01 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Snoqualmie has a daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the Washington average and 1.23 times more than the national average.

        How Safe is Snoqualmie (higher is better)

        Compared to the other cities in Washington and all other cities across the US, is Snoqualmie safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Snoqualmie is safer than 83% of other cities in the state of Washington. In addition, Snoqualmie is safer than 65% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Washington and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Snoqualmie. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Snoqualmie is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Snoqualmie

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Snoqualmie is 1 in 13523
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Snoqualmie is 1 in 42
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Snoqualmie is 1 in 42
        Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Snoqualmie? If you reside in Snoqualmie, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 13523. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 42 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Snoqualmie, is 1 in 42.

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

        Determining whether Snoqualmie is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Snoqualmie violent crime rates have decreased by 81%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 17% year over year. Total crimes for Snoqualmie has increased by 15% in the same time frame.

        Snoqualmie police department

        Item Snoqualmie Washington National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)178,169558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
        There are a total of 17 Snoqualmie police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.6% less than the Washington average and 52.4% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Washington

        State Total offenders Washington /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,34653471524
        Ames Lake, WA1,31753471524
        Tanner, WA1,09053471524
        Duvall, WA7,97957558615
        Mirrormont, WA4,10272639711
        Fall City, WA2,35781722802
        Shadow Lake, WA2,38585762847
        Snoqualmie, WA13,55072,4112,418

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Marietta, OH13,551751,7431,818
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        Bay St. Louis, MS13,5391703,3993,569
        Federal Heights, CO13,5378443,5464,390
        Ridge, NY13,5374091,6402,048
        Snoqualmie, WA13,55072,4112,418
        Source: The Snoqualmie, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.