Ellensburg, WA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
643
Total Crimes
3,118.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
21.44%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Ellensburg, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ellensburg is 3,118.9 per 100,000 people. That's 21.44% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -4.26% 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.

Ellensburg SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Ellensburg
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 643 3,118.9 3,257.6 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.1 5.0
Robbery 5 24.3 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 23 111.6 189.1 246.8
Violent Crime 42 203.7 311.5 368.9
Burglary 84 407.5 533.5 376.0
Larceny 489 2,371.9 2,045.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 28 135.8 367.3 228.9
Property Crime 601 2,915.2 2,946.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Ellensburg

42
Violent Crimes
203.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-44.77%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 490.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ellensburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 321.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ellensburg is 203.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -44.77% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -34.59% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 311.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ellensburg

601
Property Crimes
2,915.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
32.54%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ellensburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ellensburg is 2,915.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.54% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.05% lower than the Washington property crime rate of 2,946.2 per 100,000 people.

Ellensburg 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 Ellensburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Yakima, WA 93,959 3,764 4,006.0 3,557.9 448.1
Wenatchee, WA 34,169 951 2,783.2 2,490.6 292.7
East Wenatchee, WA 14,097 391 2,773.6 2,674.3 99.3
Toppenish, WA 8,898 524 5,889.0 5,518.1 370.9
Selah, WA 7,932 204 2,571.9 2,471.0 100.9
Quincy, WA 7,598 392 5,159.3 4,948.7 210.6
Union Gap, WA 6,163 680 11,033.6 10,725.3 308.3
Cle Elum, WA 2,966 82 2,764.7 2,629.8 134.9
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