Auburn, WA
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Auburn, WA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Auburn has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Washington, more than 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Auburn.

Importantly, when you compare Auburn to other communities of similar population, then Auburn crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Auburn does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Auburn does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Auburn.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Auburn occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Auburn; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 214. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Auburn is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Auburn, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Auburn has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Auburn is one in 123.

Auburn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Auburn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

377

3,070

3,447

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.67

38.01

42.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Auburn 4.67
Washington 3.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 214

in Auburn

1 in 328

in Washington

Auburn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 80,776
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 64 117 193
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.79 1.45 2.39

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Auburn 38.01
Washington 31.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Auburn

1 in 32

in Washington

Auburn Property CRIMES

Population: 80,776
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED 2,129 655
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED 26.36 8.11

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Auburn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Auburn 115
Washington 54