Selah, WA
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Selah, 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 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Selah is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 62% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Selah is one in 84. Compared to communities within Washington, Selah‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 83% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Selah has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Selah is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Selah, 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 Selah than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 7682, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Selah; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Selah Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Selah Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

91

92

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.13

11.85

11.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Selah 0.13
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 7,682

in Selah

1 in 352

in Washington

Selah VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,682
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13

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
Selah 11.85
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Selah

1 in 29

in Washington

Selah Property CRIMES

Population: 7,682
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 70 7
Rate per 1,000 1.82 9.11 0.91

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

Selah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Selah 20
Washington 56

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