Sedro-Woolley, WA
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Sedro-Woolley, 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

The crime rate in Sedro-Woolley is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Sedro-Woolley is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Sedro-Woolley is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Sedro-Woolley has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Sedro-Woolley's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Sedro-Woolley is one in 832.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sedro-Woolley is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sedro-Woolley, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Sedro-Woolley 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 Sedro-Woolley is one in 386.

Sedro-Woolley Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Sedro-Woolley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Sedro-Woolley 1.20
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 832

in Sedro-Woolley

1 in 352

in Washington


Population: 10,815
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.18 1.02


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)

Sedro-Woolley 38.19
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Sedro-Woolley

1 in 29

in Washington

Sedro-Woolley Property CRIMES

Population: 10,815
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 87 298 28
Rate per 1,000 8.04 27.55 2.59

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

Sedro-Woolley Crimes Per Square Mile

Sedro-Woolley 112
Washington 56

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