Benton City, WA
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Benton City, WA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Benton City has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Benton City is 1 in 66. How does Benton City fare compared to other communities in Washington of all population sizes? Benton City's crime rate is lower than approximately 72% of Washington communities.

How does the crime rate in Benton City compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Benton City with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Benton City's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Benton City 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 Benton City.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Benton City 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 Benton City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 404. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Benton City; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Benton City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

50

(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Benton City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

41

49

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.47

12.68

15.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Benton City 2.47
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 404

in Benton City

1 in 352

in Washington

Benton City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,234
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Benton City 12.68
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 79

in Benton City

1 in 29

in Washington

Benton City Property CRIMES

Population: 3,234
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Benton City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Benton City 20
Washington 56

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