Mount Vernon, WA Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
1,407
Total Crimes
3,957.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.10%
Above National Average
Mount Vernon Crime Compared To WA Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Washington.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Mount Vernon, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mount Vernon is 3,957.8 per 100,000 people. That's 54.10% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 21.49% higher 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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Mount Vernon SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
7

How Does Mount Vernon Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mount Vernon
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,407 3,957.8 3,257.6 2,568.4
Murder 2 5.6 3.1 5.0
Robbery 26 73.1 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 55 154.7 189.1 246.8
Violent Crime 99 278.5 311.5 368.9
Burglary 233 655.4 533.5 376.0
Larceny 964 2,711.7 2,045.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 111 312.2 367.3 228.9
Property Crime 1,308 3,679.3 2,946.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Mount Vernon

99
Violent Crimes
278.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.51%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 359.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mount Vernon each year. That compares to a 1 in 321.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mount Vernon is 278.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.51% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -10.59% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 311.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mount Vernon

1,308
Property Crimes
3,679.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
67.28%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 27.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mount Vernon each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mount Vernon is 3,679.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 67.28% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 24.89% higher than the Washington property crime rate of 2,946.2 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Mount Vernon

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Oak Harbor, WA 23,330 186 797.3 694.4 102.9
Arlington, WA 19,394 722 3,722.8 3,413.4 309.4
Anacortes, WA 17,130 410 2,393.5 2,218.3 175.1
Burlington, WA 8,839 722 8,168.3 7,976.0 192.3
Stanwood, WA 7,225 145 2,006.9 1,827.0 179.9
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