Issaquah, WA
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The crime rate in Issaquah is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 Issaquah is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Issaquah is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Issaquah has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Issaquah, 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 Issaquah than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3608, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Issaquah's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Issaquah 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 Issaquah is one in 33.

Issaquah Crime Data

 
Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Issaquah Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

1,082

1,092

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.28

29.99

30.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Issaquah 0.28
Washington 2.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,608

in Issaquah

1 in 352

in Washington
Issaquah VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 36,081
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 9 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.03
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
Issaquah 29.99
Washington 34.64
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Issaquah

1 in 29

in Washington
Issaquah Property CRIMES
Population: 36,081
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 110 918 54
Rate per 1,000 3.05 25.44 1.50
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

Issaquah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Issaquah 96
Washington 56