Bonney Lake, WA
Crime Rates


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Bonney Lake, 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

The crime rate in Bonney Lake is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Bonney Lake is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Bonney Lake is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Bonney Lake has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Bonney Lake compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Bonney Lake with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Bonney Lake'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 Bonney Lake 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 Bonney Lake.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bonney Lake's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Bonney Lake is one in 766.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bonney Lake's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Bonney Lake a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Bonney Lake is one in 44.

Bonney Lake Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Bonney Lake Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bonney Lake 1.31
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 766

in Bonney Lake

1 in 352

in Washington


Population: 19,903
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 5 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.25 0.90


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)

Bonney Lake 22.71
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Bonney Lake

1 in 29

in Washington

Bonney Lake Property CRIMES

Population: 19,903
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 99 330 23
Rate per 1,000 4.97 16.58 1.16

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

Bonney Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

Bonney Lake 60
Washington 56