Spokane Valley, WA
Crime Rates


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Spokane Valley, WA crime analytics

With a crime rate of 53 per one thousand residents, Spokane Valley has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Washington, more than 87% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Spokane Valley.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Spokane Valley occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Spokane Valley; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 378. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Spokane Valley is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Spokane Valley, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 50 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Spokane Valley 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 Spokane Valley is one in 221.

Spokane Valley Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Spokane Valley Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Spokane Valley 2.64
Washington 2.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 378

in Spokane Valley

1 in 352

in Washington
Population: 94,919
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 54 * 73 124
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.57 0.77 1.31
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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)

Spokane Valley 50.35
Washington 34.64
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Spokane Valley

1 in 29

in Washington
Spokane Valley Property CRIMES
Population: 94,919
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 849 3,501 429
Rate per 1,000 8.94 36.88 4.52
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

Spokane Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Spokane Valley 132
Washington 56