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


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

Crime rate in Yelm, WA

The 2017 crime rate in Yelm, WA is 329 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.2 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 86.1% U.S. cities. The 2017 Yelm crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Yelm has seen decreasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Yelm, WA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Yelm:

329.4
Roy:

510.9
Rainier:

145.3
DuPont:

143.1
Lacey:

199.9
Tenino:

121.6
Tumwater:

273.2
Olympia:

340.8
Steilacoom:

118.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Yelm by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(89.5)
2
(43.3)
5
(93.3)
6
(105.0)
3
(48.5)
5
(75.3)
4
(57.5)
5
(71.1)
8
(102.1)
2
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(22.4)
6
(129.8)
2
(37.3)
3
(52.5)
10
(161.8)
4
(60.2)
8
(115.0)
9
(128.0)
4
(51.0)
7
(81.5)
3
(34.2)
7
(75.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(89.5)
14
(303.0)
6
(112.0)
5
(87.5)
6
(97.1)
1
(15.1)
5
(71.9)
4
(56.9)
17
(216.9)
21
(244.4)
17
(193.6)
15
(161.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(1,029)
76
(1,645)
42
(783.7)
60
(1,050)
32
(517.6)
45
(677.5)
52
(747.7)
55
(782.0)
43
(548.7)
39
(453.9)
43
(489.7)
45
(483.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(4,319)
188
(4,068)
152
(2,836)
162
(2,834)
173
(2,798)
172
(2,590)
217
(3,120)
309
(4,394)
261
(3,331)
369
(4,295)
475
(5,410)
460
(4,944)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(380.4)
19
(411.2)
16
(298.6)
8
(140.0)
21
(339.7)
17
(255.9)
14
(201.3)
15
(213.3)
16
(204.2)
31
(360.8)
26
(296.1)
30
(322.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
City-Data.com crime index416.2444.9300.4315.3314.5252.8288.1354.2328.4324.4323.3329.4

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.




According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Yelm, Washington as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yelm is 362 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Yelm:

139.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Yelm:

113.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Yelm:

186.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Yelm:

236.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Yelm:

163.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Yelm:

151.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Yelm:

112.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Yelm:

210.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Yelm:

174.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Yelm:

167.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Yelm:

259.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Yelm:

190.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Yelm:

309.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Yelm:

127.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Yelm:

130.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Yelm:

392.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Yelm:

412.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Yelm:

359.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Yelm:

306.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Yelm:

408.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Yelm:

335.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Yelm:

303.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Yelm:

294.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Yelm:

372.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Yelm:

343.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Yelm:

594.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Yelm:

478.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Yelm:

466.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Yelm:

584.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Yelm:

648.7
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: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Washington average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Washington average:

1.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Washington average:

1.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Washington average:

1.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Washington average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Washington average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Washington average:

1.62

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

Zip codes: 98597.