Poulsbo, WA
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The crime rate in Poulsbo is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Poulsbo is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Poulsbo is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Poulsbo has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Poulsbo, 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 Poulsbo than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1116, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Poulsbo's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Poulsbo 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 Poulsbo is one in 29.

Poulsbo Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Poulsbo Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

351

360

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.90

34.96

35.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Poulsbo 0.90
Washington 2.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,116

in Poulsbo

1 in 352

in Washington
Poulsbo VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,041
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.20 0.70
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
Poulsbo 34.96
Washington 34.64
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Poulsbo

1 in 29

in Washington
Poulsbo Property CRIMES
Population: 10,041
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 279 17
Rate per 1,000 5.48 27.79 1.69
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

Poulsbo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Poulsbo 77
Washington 56