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

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Kent by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.9)
2
(2.5)
4
(4.9)
12
(14.5)
5
(6.1)
3
(3.6)
2
(2.4)
4
(4.8)
2
(2.4)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.3)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(33.9)
25
(30.9)
19
(23.2)
34
(41.2)
54
(65.4)
57
(68.9)
83
(99.8)
64
(76.3)
84
(98.9)
82
(97.2)
67
(78.1)
60
(63.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
133
(196.1)
125
(154.7)
125
(152.7)
146
(176.8)
117
(141.8)
165
(199.4)
224
(269.2)
174
(207.3)
171
(201.3)
180
(213.4)
157
(183.1)
210
(223.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
137
(202.0)
139
(172.1)
132
(161.2)
125
(151.4)
232
(281.1)
254
(307.0)
254
(305.3)
283
(337.2)
286
(336.6)
244
(289.2)
275
(320.6)
306
(326.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
810
(1,194.4)
866
(1,071.9)
910
(1,111.3)
1,109
(1,343.2)
1,196
(1,449.2)
1,187
(1,434.7)
1,223
(1,469.8)
1,075
(1,280.8)
1,112
(1,308.8)
828
(981.5)
1,018
(1,186.9)
1,223
(1,303.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,371
(4,970.7)
3,221
(3,986.9)
3,282
(4,008.2)
2,919
(3,535.4)
2,322
(2,813.6)
3,492
(4,220.7)
3,466
(4,165.6)
2,790
(3,324.2)
2,702
(3,180.1)
2,381
(2,822.3)
2,665
(3,107.2)
2,977
(3,171.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
975
(1,437.7)
1,165
(1,442.0)
1,389
(1,696.3)
1,129
(1,367.4)
1,329
(1,610.3)
1,474
(1,781.6)
1,563
(1,878.5)
1,008
(1,201.0)
835
(982.7)
611
(724.3)
781
(910.6)
789
(840.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
57
(84.0)
58
(71.8)
59
(72.1)
54
(65.4)
41
(49.7)
42
(50.8)
39
(46.9)
29
(34.6)
23
(27.1)
15
(17.8)
23
(26.8)
18
(19.2)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8)539.9469.3489.5499.6515.8606.9658.7528.9518.8450.0475.4480.0
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Kent, Washington as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kent to the number of sex offenders is 7,235 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Kent, WA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kent:

480.0
Federal Way:

416.5
SeaTac:

561.3
Covington:

296.0
Des Moines:

311.5
Algona:

135.1
Auburn:

428.7
Normandy Park:

184.7
Tukwila:

1,096.4
Violent crime rate in 2011
Kent:

347.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Kent:

341.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Kent:

357.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Kent:

379.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Kent:

364.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Kent:

399.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Kent:

335.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Kent:

294.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Kent:

238.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Kent:

193.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Kent:

203.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Kent:

243.5
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2011
Kent:

555.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Kent:

539.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Kent:

454.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Kent:

579.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Kent:

614.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Kent:

799.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Kent:

780.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Kent:

685.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Kent:

663.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Kent:

690.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Kent:

642.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Kent:

716.6
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Kent, WA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 181 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 186 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 182 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Washington average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 179 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 185 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 176 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 173 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 169 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 168 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 171 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Washington average:

1.62


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Kent

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 98032, 98188.


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