Sammamish, WA
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Sammamish, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Sammamish is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 80% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sammamish is one in 129. Compared to communities within Washington, Sammamish‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 94% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Sammamish is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Sammamish, and we found that the crime rate in Sammamish is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Sammamish is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Sammamish, 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 Sammamish than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3732, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Sammamish is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Sammamish than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 133.

Sammamish Crime Data

 

Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

Sammamish Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

392

406

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.27

7.50

7.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sammamish 0.27
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,732

in Sammamish

1 in 352

in Washington

Sammamish VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 52,253
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 * 3 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.06 0.08
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Sammamish 7.50
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 133

in Sammamish

1 in 29

in Washington

Sammamish Property CRIMES

Population: 52,253
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 79 304 9
Rate per 1,000 1.51 5.82 0.17

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

Sammamish Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sammamish 22
Washington 56