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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 2022 crime rate in Bellevue, WA is 228 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 79.5% U.S. cities. The 2022 Bellevue crime rate rose by 13% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 2. In the last 5 years Bellevue has seen increasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Bellevue, WA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bellevue:

228.3
Clyde Hill:

23.7
Mercer Island:

124.4
Medina:

70.2
Yarrow Point:

24.5
Newcastle:

154.4
Redmond:

188.9
Sammamish:

70.8
Kirkland:

151.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bellevue by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(0.7)
4
(2.7)
2
(1.3)
2
(1.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(20.0)
10
(8.2)
23
(18.5)
26
(20.6)
20
(15.7)
25
(18.5)
20
(14.4)
14
(9.8)
27
(18.8)
30
(20.4)
30
(20.0)
23
(15.3)
11
(7.3)
17
(11.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
61
(48.8)
59
(48.2)
58
(46.7)
67
(53.2)
48
(37.6)
65
(48.0)
60
(43.3)
61
(42.9)
57
(39.7)
83
(56.5)
76
(50.6)
68
(45.2)
88
(58.6)
103
(70.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
74
(59.2)
69
(56.4)
58
(46.7)
66
(52.4)
56
(43.9)
52
(38.4)
73
(52.7)
64
(45.0)
68
(47.3)
87
(59.2)
80
(53.3)
85
(56.5)
87
(57.9)
108
(73.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
621
(496.6)
657
(536.9)
607
(488.4)
685
(543.6)
688
(538.9)
630
(465.1)
796
(574.6)
877
(616.6)
583
(405.7)
535
(364.2)
429
(285.6)
605
(401.9)
661
(440.1)
786
(534.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,150
(2,519)
2,905
(2,374)
2,775
(2,233)
2,649
(2,102)
3,013
(2,360)
3,662
(2,704)
3,342
(2,412)
3,471
(2,440)
3,285
(2,286)
3,430
(2,335)
3,511
(2,338)
3,655
(2,428)
4,163
(2,771)
4,299
(2,923)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
179
(143.1)
207
(169.2)
157
(126.3)
169
(134.1)
248
(194.2)
314
(231.8)
221
(159.5)
300
(210.9)
305
(212.2)
372
(253.2)
341
(227.0)
295
(196.0)
436
(290.3)
484
(329.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(12.8)
31
(25.3)
25
(20.1)
24
(19.0)
23
(18.0)
14
(10.3)
22
(15.9)
13
(9.1)
13
(9.0)
12
(8.2)
3
(2.0)
13
(8.6)
9
(6.0)
12
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index192.6178.4173.4179.0181.8199.0187.5187.4173.2184.3174.8183.3202.6228.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 9 registered sex offenders living in Bellevue, Washington as of April 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellevue is 15,705 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 2022
Bellevue:

86.0
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Bellevue:

68.2
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Bellevue:

71.4
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Bellevue:

73.2
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Bellevue:

78.3
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bellevue:

62.3
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bellevue:

53.8
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bellevue:

65.3
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bellevue:

64.6
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bellevue:

58.0
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bellevue:

76.6
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bellevue:

66.8
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bellevue:

60.5
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bellevue:

77.2
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bellevue:

82.1
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bellevue:

62.1
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bellevue:

87.3
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bellevue:

77.3
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Bellevue:

302.4
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Bellevue:

270.1
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Bellevue:

231.2
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Bellevue:

208.1
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Bellevue:

227.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Bellevue:

227.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bellevue:

277.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bellevue:

259.5
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:

251.5
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:

253.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bellevue:

259.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bellevue:

283.4
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 212 (174 officers - 148 male; 26 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Washington average:

1.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 213 (173 officers - 149 male; 24 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 221 (185 officers - 157 male; 28 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Washington average:

1.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 210 (172 officers - 148 male; 24 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Washington average:

1.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 212 (172 officers - 145 male; 27 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Washington average:

1.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 215 (175 officers - 146 male; 29 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Washington average:

1.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 213 (169 officers - 143 male; 26 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Washington average:

1.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 212 (160 officers - 138 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 209 (170 officers - 147 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 208 (170 officers - 146 male; 24 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 209 (173 officers - 150 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Washington average:

1.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 214 (173 officers - 150 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Washington average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 218 (175 officers - 153 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 272 (182 officers - 159 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 250 (171 officers - 146 male; 25 female).
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 - 144 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 259 (172 officers - 148 male; 24 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 277 (176 officers - 151 male; 25 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 267 (175 officers - 149 male; 26 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
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.