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Crime rate in Bellevue, Washington (WA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bellevue, WA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bellevue, WA

The 2018 crime rate in Bellevue, WA is 181 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 63.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bellevue crime rate rose by 6% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Bellevue has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Bellevue, WA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bellevue:

180.9
Clyde Hill:

29.9
Mercer Island:

100.2
Medina:

77.9
Yarrow Point:

31.5
Newcastle:

133.9
Redmond:

166.8
Sammamish:

46.7
Kirkland:

148.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bellevue by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.7)
3
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.8)
2
(1.6)
1
(0.8)
2
(1.5)
2
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
29
(24.5)
42
(35.2)
29
(24.4)
33
(26.9)
25
(20.0)
10
(7.8)
23
(18.5)
26
(20.6)
20
(15.7)
25
(18.5)
19
(13.7)
14
(9.8)
24
(16.7)
27
(18.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
49
(41.4)
71
(59.6)
61
(51.3)
72
(58.8)
61
(48.8)
59
(46.2)
58
(46.7)
67
(53.2)
48
(37.6)
65
(48.0)
61
(44.0)
61
(42.9)
55
(38.3)
82
(55.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
92
(77.6)
68
(57.1)
48
(40.3)
63
(51.4)
74
(59.2)
69
(54.0)
58
(46.7)
66
(52.4)
56
(43.9)
52
(38.4)
70
(50.5)
64
(45.0)
65
(45.2)
85
(57.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
595
(502.1)
591
(496.0)
583
(490.0)
687
(561.0)
621
(496.6)
657
(514.3)
607
(488.4)
685
(543.6)
688
(538.9)
630
(465.1)
789
(569.5)
877
(616.6)
592
(412.0)
519
(353.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,503
(2,956)
3,178
(2,667)
3,152
(2,649)
3,327
(2,717)
3,150
(2,519)
2,905
(2,274)
2,775
(2,233)
2,649
(2,102)
3,013
(2,360)
3,662
(2,704)
3,321
(2,397)
3,458
(2,431)
3,274
(2,278)
3,395
(2,311)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
567
(478.5)
476
(399.5)
446
(374.8)
275
(224.6)
179
(143.1)
207
(162.1)
157
(126.3)
169
(134.1)
248
(194.2)
314
(231.8)
221
(159.5)
300
(210.9)
309
(215.0)
380
(258.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
46
(38.8)
33
(27.7)
20
(16.8)
18
(14.7)
16
(12.8)
31
(24.3)
25
(20.1)
24
(19.0)
23
(18.0)
14
(10.3)
22
(15.9)
13
(9.1)
20
(13.9)
16
(10.9)
City-Data.com crime index242.6235.9213.2215.4192.6170.9173.4179.0181.8199.0185.7187.0171.1180.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Bellevue, Washington as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellevue is 7,439 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bellevue:

75.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bellevue:

58.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bellevue:

53.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bellevue:

63.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bellevue:

64.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bellevue:

58.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bellevue:

76.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bellevue:

66.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bellevue:

57.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bellevue:

77.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bellevue:

82.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bellevue:

70.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bellevue:

98.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bellevue:

87.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bellevue:

82.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bellevue:

74.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bellevue:

65.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bellevue:

225.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bellevue:

228.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bellevue:

276.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bellevue:

257.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bellevue:

263.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bellevue:

254.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bellevue:

233.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bellevue:

228.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bellevue:

240.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bellevue:

246.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bellevue:

281.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bellevue:

286.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bellevue:

292.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bellevue:

320.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bellevue:

315.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bellevue:

273.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bellevue:

290.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 210 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Washington average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 212 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Washington average:

1.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 215 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 213 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Washington average:

1.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 212 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 209 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 208 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 209 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Washington average:

1.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 214 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Washington average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 218 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 272 (182 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 250 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 275 (167 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 259 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 277 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 267 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bellevue, WA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 98005, 98006, 98007, 98008, 98027, 98033, 98039, 98052, 98059.