Vashon, WA
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The crime rate in Vashon is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Vashon is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Vashon is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Vashon has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Vashon'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 Vashon is one in 803.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Vashon's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Vashon a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Vashon is one in 40.

Vashon Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Vashon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

279

293

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.25

24.83

26.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Vashon 1.25
Washington 2.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 803

in Vashon

1 in 352

in Washington
Vashon VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,237
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Vashon 24.83
Washington 34.64
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Vashon

1 in 29

in Washington
Vashon Property CRIMES
Population: 11,237
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Vashon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Vashon 4
Washington 56

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