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


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Crime rates in Yakima by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(5.4)
5
(6.8)
4
(4.9)
10
(12.2)
3
(3.6)
7
(8.4)
8
(9.6)
12
(14.0)
6
(6.5)
11
(11.8)
9
(9.6)
2
(2.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
59
(79.8)
55
(74.3)
55
(67.8)
62
(75.6)
62
(75.1)
66
(79.6)
49
(59.0)
46
(53.6)
48
(51.9)
52
(55.7)
37
(39.5)
39
(41.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
106
(143.3)
141
(190.4)
110
(135.5)
149
(181.7)
158
(191.3)
136
(164.0)
133
(160.2)
144
(167.8)
156
(168.7)
152
(162.7)
144
(153.9)
115
(122.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
184
(248.7)
229
(309.2)
211
(259.9)
231
(281.8)
226
(273.6)
352
(424.3)
239
(287.9)
288
(335.7)
271
(293.0)
351
(375.7)
281
(300.2)
252
(269.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,407
(1,901.9)
1,252
(1,690.7)
1,251
(1,541.2)
1,451
(1,769.8)
1,469
(1,778.3)
1,209
(1,457.5)
1,233
(1,485.1)
1,464
(1,706.3)
1,619
(1,750.3)
1,573
(1,683.8)
1,194
(1,275.8)
1,087
(1,160.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,415
(5,968.1)
4,152
(5,606.9)
4,524
(5,573.5)
5,021
(6,124.2)
4,687
(5,673.7)
3,652
(4,402.6)
3,907
(4,705.7)
3,501
(4,080.3)
2,841
(3,071.5)
3,106
(3,324.8)
2,896
(3,094.4)
2,808
(2,997.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
670
(905.7)
563
(760.3)
698
(859.9)
1,060
(1,292.9)
1,003
(1,214.2)
844
(1,017.5)
800
(963.5)
590
(687.6)
660
(713.5)
1,095
(1,172.1)
594
(634.7)
721
(769.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
54
(73.0)
70
(94.5)
92
(113.3)
77
(93.9)
51
(61.7)
63
(75.9)
27
(32.5)
37
(43.1)
17
(18.4)
11
(11.8)
14
(15.0)
39
(41.6)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.2)620.1603.5564.0677.2636.6582.0548.8533.2472.5544.0426.7396.3

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.


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

396.3
Union Gap:

445.7
Selah:

76.9
Moxee:

238.9
Wapato:

185.6
Tieton:

119.8
Toppenish:

296.7
Zillah:

113.5
Granger:

101.7
Violent crime rate in 2014
Yakima:

245.1
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Yakima:

289.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Yakima:

353.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Yakima:

299.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Yakima:

337.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Yakima:

306.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Yakima:

396.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Yakima:

319.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Yakima:

336.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Yakima:

279.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Yakima:

342.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Yakima:

290.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Yakima:

504.3
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Yakima:

512.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Yakima:

688.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Yakima:

619.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Yakima:

657.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Yakima:

686.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Yakima:

673.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Yakima:

832.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Yakima:

865.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Yakima:

725.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Yakima:

742.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Yakima:

825.8
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 178 (133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 182 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Washington average:

1.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 181 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 172 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 180 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Washington average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 185 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 185 (135 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 174 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 171 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 166 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 167 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 160 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Washington average:

1.62


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Yakima

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Zip codes: 98902.