Bonney Lake, 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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 32 per one thousand residents, Bonney Lake 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 31. Within Washington, more than 80% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Bonney Lake.

Importantly, when you compare Bonney Lake to other communities of similar population, then Bonney Lake crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bonney Lake 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 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bonney Lake 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 Bonney Lake; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 497. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Bonney Lake is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Bonney Lake, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 34, which is a rate of 30 per one thousand population.

Bonney Lake Crime Data

total Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    Bonney Lake

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 497

in Bonney Lake

1 in 298

in Washington

Bonney Lake Violent Crimes

Population: 22,848
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 12 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.26 0.53 1.23

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
National Median: 19
    Bonney Lake

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Bonney Lake

1 in 32

in Washington

Property Crimes

Population: 22,848
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 78 530 73
Rate per 1,000 3.41 23.20 3.20

United States Property Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Bonney Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 26.8
    Bonney Lake