Ridgefield, WA
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Ridgefield, 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

Ridgefield has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 59. How does Ridgefield fare compared to other communities in Washington of all population sizes? Ridgefield's crime rate is lower than approximately 65% of Washington communities.

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

For Ridgefield, 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 Ridgefield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1291, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Ridgefield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Ridgefield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Ridgefield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

104

109

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

16.11

16.89

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ridgefield 0.77
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,291

in Ridgefield

1 in 352

in Washington

Ridgefield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,455
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.15 0.46

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
Ridgefield 16.11
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Ridgefield

1 in 29

in Washington

Ridgefield Property CRIMES

Population: 6,455
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 76 6
Rate per 1,000 3.41 11.77 0.93

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

Ridgefield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ridgefield 15
Washington 56