Spokane, WA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
17,181
Total Crimes
7,873.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
206.54%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Spokane, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Spokane is 7,873.2 per 100,000 people. That's 206.54% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 141.68% 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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Spokane SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Spokane
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 17,181 7,873.2 3,257.6 2,568.4
Murder 8 3.7 3.1 5.0
Robbery 297 136.1 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1,086 497.7 189.1 246.8
Violent Crime 1,742 798.3 311.5 368.9
Burglary 2,130 976.1 533.5 376.0
Larceny 11,631 5,329.9 2,045.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 1,678 768.9 367.3 228.9
Property Crime 15,439 7,074.9 2,946.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Spokane

1,742
Violent Crimes
798.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
116.39%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 125.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Spokane each year. That compares to a 1 in 321.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Spokane is 798.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 116.39% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 156.28% higher than the Washington violent crime rate of 311.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Spokane

15,439
Property Crimes
7,074.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
221.66%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 14.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Spokane each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Spokane is 7,074.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 221.66% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 140.14% higher than the Washington property crime rate of 2,946.2 per 100,000 people.

Spokane 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 Spokane

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Spokane Valley, WA 99,020 4,511 4,555.6 4,206.2 349.4
Cheney, WA 12,715 246 1,934.7 1,596.5 338.2
Liberty Lake, WA 10,272 135 1,314.3 1,216.9 97.4
Airway Heights, WA 9,085 513 5,646.7 5,283.4 363.2
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