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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 32%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Richland/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime223n/a (estimate)1,4423,0262,346
Murder0n/a0.03.96.5
Rape3n/a19.434.838.4
Robbery0n/a0.067.473.9
Assault15n/a97.0187.6279.7
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)116294388
Burglary59n/a381.5522.1314.2
Theft137n/a885.91,854.21,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a58.2356.1246.0
Property crime205n/a (estimate)1,3262,7321,958

Key findings

  • West Richland crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Richland are 70% lower than the national average
  • In West Richland you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Richland is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Richland has increased by 88%

West Richland crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Richland on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Washington and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in West Richland (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Washington, are 2.10 times less than the state average and 1.63 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in West Richland on a daily basis are 2.52 times less than than Washington average and 3.33 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Richland are 2.06 times less than the daily state average and 1.48 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is West Richland (higher is better)

      How safe is West Richland, Washington compared to other cities in Washington and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that West Richland is safer than 75% of the cities in Washington and 64% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Washington and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than West Richland. Overall, West Richland is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Richland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Richland is 1 in 860
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Richland is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Richland is 1 in 70
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in West Richland? In West Richland, you have a 1 in 860 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 76. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in West Richland, WA is 1 in 70.

      Year Over Year Crime In West Richland (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether West Richland is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in West Richland has increased by 18%, while the property crime rate in West Richland has increased by 98% year over year. The number of total crimes in West Richland has increased by 88% year over year.

      West Richland police department

      ItemWest RichlandWashingtonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)178,169558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.23.3
      There are a total of 17 West Richland police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% less than the Washington average and 57.5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Pasco, WA2,39895884979
      Benton City, WA3,1931921,7841,976
      Pasco, WA68,5672381,7551,993
      Richland, WA53,2272762,6162,892
      Kennewick, WA77,9752513,3163,567
      West Richland, WA13,4071161,3261,442

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Butler, PA13,3993801,7752,155
      Warrenville, IL13,41575678754
      Fostoria, OH13,3974112,4642,875
      McFarland, CA13,3913591,1541,513
      Waianae, HI13,4263403,2253,565
      West Richland, WA13,4071161,3261,442
      Source: The West Richland, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.