Total crime 82%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 85%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsRuston/100k peopleTacoma/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,2634,542 (estimate)6,0662,9762,489
Violent crime1,848633 (estimate)845294379
Vehicle theft1,626n/a743.7320.5219.9
Property crime11,4153,909 (estimate)5,2212,6822,110

Key findings

  • Ruston crime rates are 82% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ruston are 67% higher than the national average
  • In Ruston you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ruston is safer than 24% of the cities in Washington
  • Year over year crime in Tacoma has decreased by 1%

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The Ruston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ruston 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 Ruston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ruston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ruston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ruston is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ruston is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ruston is 1 in 23

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

      Tacoma police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3948,169
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.92.2

      Sex offenders in Washington

      StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /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, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Browns Point, WA1,18741376418
      Canterwood, WA3,40956511567
      Fox Island, WA3,82965592657
      McMillin, WA1,61892835926
      Purdy, WA1,0691009131,013
      Anderson Island, WA1,1501009131,013
      Fife Heights, WA2,0981039361,038
      Tacoma, WA205,6028455,2216,066

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fontana, CA205,2283421,4331,775
      Oxnard, CA204,7523432,0072,350
      Fayetteville, NC203,6708753,5264,401
      Modesto, CA208,5128123,3174,129
      Moreno Valley, CA202,0614012,6233,024
      Tacoma, WA205,6028455,2216,066
      Source: The Ruston, Tacoma, 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.