Castle Rock, WA
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The crime rate in Castle Rock 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 Castle Rock is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Castle Rock is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Castle Rock has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Castle Rock's violent crime rate is 2 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 Castle Rock is one in 546.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Castle Rock's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Castle Rock 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 Castle Rock is one in 46.

Importantly, we found that Castle Rock 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 Castle Rock is one in 364.

Castle Rock Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Castle Rock Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

48

52

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.83

21.98

23.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Castle Rock 1.83
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 546

in Castle Rock

1 in 352

in Washington

Castle Rock VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,184
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.83

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
Castle Rock 21.98
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Castle Rock

1 in 29

in Washington

Castle Rock Property CRIMES

Population: 2,184
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 32 6
Rate per 1,000 4.58 14.65 2.75

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

Castle Rock Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Castle Rock 30
Washington 56

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