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Total crime 259%
Violent crime 378%
Property crime 237%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Central/100k peopleSpokane/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime14,5688,931 (estimate)6,6092,9762,489
Murder6n/a2.72.65.0
Rape230n/a104.343.842.6
Robbery311n/a141.167.681.6
Assault973n/a441.4179.9250.2
Violent crime1,5201,813 (estimate)690294379
Burglary1,743n/a790.7453.6340.5
Theft10,026n/a4,548.31,907.91,549.5
Vehicle theft1,279n/a580.2320.5219.9
Property crime13,0487,118 (estimate)5,9192,6822,110

Key findings

  • West Central crime rates are 259% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Central are 378% higher than the national average
  • In West Central you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Central is safer than 3% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Spokane has decreased by 16%

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

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      Daily Crime In West Central (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Central

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Central is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Central is 1 in 15
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Central is 1 in 12

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

      Spokane police department

      ItemWest CentralSpokaneWashington
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3848,169
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.82.2

      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
      Millwood, WA1,6551331,2141,347
      Green Bluff, WA6851871,7021,889
      Cheney, WA11,4793091,6151,924
      Medical Lake, WA4,9312602,3682,627
      Mead, WA7,0442942,6852,980
      Four Lakes, WA2743052,7853,090
      Town and Country, WA5,0483062,7963,102
      Spokane, WA212,0786905,9196,609

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Birmingham, AL212,4241,9126,3148,226
      Des Moines, IA212,8597124,0914,803
      Rochester, NY210,2917483,4714,219
      San Bernardino, CA214,5811,3194,1905,509
      Modesto, CA208,5128123,3174,129
      Spokane, WA212,0786905,9196,609
      Source: The West Central, Spokane, 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.