Covington, WA Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
608
Total Crimes
2,836.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
10.43%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Covington, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Covington is 2,836.4 per 100,000 people. That's 10.43% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -12.93% lower than the Washington total crime rate of 3,257.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Covington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
3

How Does Covington Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Covington
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 608 2,836.4 3,257.6 2,568.4
Murder 1 4.7 3.1 5.0
Robbery 13 60.6 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 10 46.7 189.1 246.8
Violent Crime 24 112.0 311.5 368.9
Burglary 111 517.8 533.5 376.0
Larceny 433 2,020.0 2,045.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 40 186.6 367.3 228.9
Property Crime 584 2,724.4 2,946.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Covington

24
Violent Crimes
112.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-69.65%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 893.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Covington each year. That compares to a 1 in 321.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Covington is 112.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.65% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -64.06% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 311.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Covington

584
Property Crimes
2,724.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
23.86%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Covington each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Covington is 2,724.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 23.86% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -7.53% lower than the Washington property crime rate of 2,946.2 per 100,000 people.

Covington Crime Compared To Washington Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Washington.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Covington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tacoma, WA 215,687 13,231 6,134.4 5,267.8 866.5
Kent, WA 129,870 6,405 4,931.9 4,583.8 348.0
Auburn, WA 82,381 3,694 4,484.0 4,047.0 437.0
Puyallup, WA 41,572 2,445 5,881.4 5,621.6 259.8
SeaTac, WA 29,463 1,532 5,199.7 4,758.5 441.2
Maple Valley, WA 26,212 369 1,407.8 1,350.5 57.2
Sumner, WA 10,191 558 5,475.4 5,220.3 255.1
Orting, WA 8,179 143 1,748.4 1,613.9 134.5
Black Diamond, WA 4,476 16 357.5 357.5 0.0
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