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


Crime rates in Spokane by year

Type

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2004

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2006

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2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
13
(6.6)
8
(4.0)
13
(6.5)
10
(5.0)
12
(6.1)
13
(6.5)
7
(3.4)
6
(3.0)
4
(1.9)
13
(6.1)
11
(5.2)
10
(4.7)
12
(5.6)
8
(3.7)
6
(2.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
84
(42.4)
90
(45.2)
78
(39.1)
91
(45.5)
88
(44.4)
94
(46.7)
75
(37.0)
80
(39.4)
84
(39.6)
81
(38.2)
166
(79.2)
117
(55.4)
119
(55.9)
185
(86.4)
238
(109.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
354
(178.5)
310
(155.8)
286
(143.4)
392
(195.8)
414
(208.8)
460
(228.3)
443
(218.3)
432
(212.5)
484
(228.1)
537
(253.1)
518
(247.2)
416
(197.1)
333
(156.6)
306
(143.0)
229
(105.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
710
(358.0)
799
(401.6)
743
(372.6)
704
(351.6)
808
(407.5)
785
(389.6)
745
(367.1)
752
(369.9)
732
(345.0)
738
(347.8)
745
(355.6)
613
(290.5)
647
(304.2)
780
(364.4)
887
(408.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,053
(1,539.4)
3,368
(1,692.9)
2,436
(1,221.8)
2,165
(1,081.4)
2,175
(1,097.0)
2,269
(1,126.1)
2,565
(1,264.0)
2,859
(1,406.5)
3,030
(1,427.9)
3,827
(1,803.8)
3,889
(1,856.1)
3,365
(1,594.6)
2,817
(1,324.4)
2,648
(1,237.2)
2,221
(1,023.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11,260
(5,677.5)
12,763
(6,415.4)
7,932
(3,978.3)
7,340
(3,666.3)
7,188
(3,625.3)
7,218
(3,582.3)
8,864
(4,368.0)
10,174
(5,005.1)
10,231
(4,821.5)
12,600
(5,938.8)
13,352
(6,372.5)
12,455
(5,902.1)
11,408
(5,363.5)
11,815
(5,520.3)
11,739
(5,408.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,593
(803.2)
1,830
(919.9)
1,802
(903.8)
2,299
(1,148.4)
2,013
(1,015.3)
1,538
(763.3)
1,737
(856.0)
2,009
(988.3)
1,778
(837.9)
2,095
(987.4)
2,290
(1,093.0)
2,242
(1,062.4)
1,746
(820.9)
1,992
(930.7)
1,737
(800.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
83
(41.9)
57
(28.7)
94
(47.1)
66
(33.0)
88
(44.4)
58
(28.8)
74
(36.5)
45
(22.1)
72
(33.9)
44
(20.7)
59
(28.2)
56
(26.5)
47
(22.1)
36
(16.8)
50
(23.0)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)569.6620.0478.9489.6494.8479.8507.1552.9532.7631.1691.4603.8536.8574.3558.6

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 400 registered sex offenders living in Spokane, Washington as of May 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Spokane to the number of sex offenders is 540 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Spokane, WA compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Spokane, WA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Spokane:

558.6
Spokane Valley:

295.1
Airway Heights:

207.7
Medical Lake:

82.2
Cheney:

200.9
Liberty Lake:

101.1
Violent crime rate in 2017
Spokane:

372.2
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Spokane:

347.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Spokane:

297.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Spokane:

308.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Spokane:

391.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Spokane:

350.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Spokane:

329.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Spokane:

336.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Spokane:

336.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Spokane:

368.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Spokane:

364.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Spokane:

329.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Spokane:

310.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Spokane:

332.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Spokane:

322.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Spokane:

357.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Spokane:

378.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Spokane:

595.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Spokane:

663.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Spokane:

656.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Spokane:

773.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Spokane:

853.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Spokane:

805.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Spokane:

652.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Spokane:

679.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Spokane:

599.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Spokane:

518.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Spokane:

553.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Spokane:

571.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Spokane:

578.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Spokane:

797.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Spokane:

710.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Spokane:

642.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Spokane:

715.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

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 index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 409 (319 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Washington average:

1.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 400 (307 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Washington average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 399 (309 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Washington average:

1.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 369 (295 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 365 (280 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Washington average:

1.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 384 (275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 377 (275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Washington average:

1.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 400 (290 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Washington average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 393 (291 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 413 (296 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 391 (282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 385 (278 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 386 (281 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 408 (293 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 410 (303 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Washington average:

1.62


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Spokane
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 99026, 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99207, 99223.