Issaquah, WA
Crime Rates



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Issaquah, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Issaquah is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 28. 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 82% 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 1313, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Issaquah is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Issaquah, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 29, which is a rate of 34 per one thousand population.

Issaquah Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Issaquah Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

1,357

1,387

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.76

34.46

35.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Issaquah 0.76
Washington 3.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,313

in Issaquah

1 in 321

in Washington

Issaquah VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,378
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 7 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.41 0.18 0.18

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Issaquah 34.46
Washington 29.46

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Issaquah

1 in 34

in Washington

Issaquah Property CRIMES

Population: 39,378
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 133 1,134 90
Rate per 1,000 3.38 28.80 2.29

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Issaquah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Issaquah 122
Washington 51