Enumclaw, WA
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Enumclaw, 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 Enumclaw is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Enumclaw is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Enumclaw is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Enumclaw has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Enumclaw, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Enumclaw than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2322, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Enumclaw's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Enumclaw 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 Enumclaw is one in 36.

Importantly, we found that Enumclaw 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 Enumclaw is one in 322.

Enumclaw Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Enumclaw Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

327

332

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.43

28.17

28.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Enumclaw 0.43
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,322

in Enumclaw

1 in 352

in Washington

Enumclaw VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,609
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.09 0.17

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
Enumclaw 28.17
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Enumclaw

1 in 29

in Washington

Enumclaw Property CRIMES

Population: 11,609
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 240 36
Rate per 1,000 4.39 20.67 3.10

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

Enumclaw Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Enumclaw 78
Washington 56

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