Omak, WA
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Omak, WA crime analytics

With a crime rate of 56 per one thousand residents, Omak 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 18. Within Washington, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Omak.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,854, Omak has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Omak does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Omak.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Omak 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 Omak.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Omak 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 Omak; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 441. 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 Omak is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Omak, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 54 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Omak 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 Omak is one in 286.

Omak Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Omak Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Omak 2.27
Washington 2.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 441

in Omak

1 in 352

in Washington
Population: 4,854
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.41 0.41 1.44
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)

Omak 53.98
Washington 34.64
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in Omak

1 in 29

in Washington
Omak Property CRIMES
Population: 4,854
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 194 17
Rate per 1,000 10.51 39.97 3.50
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

Omak Crimes Per Square Mile

Omak 78
Washington 56

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