West Richland, WA
Crime Rates




Safest

Safest West Richland neighborhoods




West Richland, 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 West Richland 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 West Richland is one in 85. Compared to communities within Washington, West Richland‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 84% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, West Richland has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, West Richland 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 West Richland 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 West Richland.

For West Richland, 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 West Richland than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1146, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in West Richland 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 West Richland than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 92.

West Richland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

West Richland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

150

162

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.87

10.91

11.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Richland 0.87
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,146

in West Richland

1 in 352

in Washington

West Richland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,746
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.07 0.51

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
West Richland 10.91
Washington 34.64

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 92

in West Richland

1 in 29

in Washington

West Richland Property CRIMES

Population: 13,746
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 115 4
Rate per 1,000 2.26 8.37 0.29

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

West Richland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Richland 7
Washington 56

Zip Codes in West Richland, WA