Bellevue, WA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,448
Total Crimes
2,961.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
19.57%
Above National Average
114 out of 174
In Washington
7,773 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Bellevue, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bellevue is 2,961.4 per 100,000 people. That's 19.57% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -0.48% lower than the Washington total crime rate of 2,975.8 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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Bellevue SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bellevue
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,448 2,961.4 2,975.8 2,476.7
Murder 1 0.7 2.6 5.0
Robbery 76 50.6 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 80 53.3 179.9 250.2
Violent Crime 185 123.2 293.9 366.7
Burglary 426 283.6 453.6 340.5
Larceny 3,498 2,328.9 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 339 225.7 320.5 219.9
Property Crime 4,263 2,838.2 2,681.9 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Bellevue

185.0
Violent Crimes
123.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-66.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 811.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bellevue each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bellevue is 123.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -66.41% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -58.09% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bellevue

4,263.0
Property Crimes
2,838.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
34.52%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bellevue each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bellevue is 2,838.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.52% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 5.83% higher than the Washington property crime rate of 2,681.9 per 100,000 people.

Bellevue 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 Bellevue

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Kent, WA 131,003 5,686 4,340.4 3,969.4 371.0
Redmond, WA 69,501 1,917 2,758.2 2,656.1 102.2
Sammamish, WA 66,820 427 639.0 604.6 34.4
Issaquah, WA 40,651 1,158 2,848.6 2,799.4 49.2
Lynnwood, WA 38,847 1,968 5,066.0 4,775.1 290.9
SeaTac, WA 29,533 1,228 4,158.1 3,717.9 440.2
Mercer Island, WA 26,408 379 1,435.2 1,404.9 30.3
Bainbridge Island, WA 25,080 236 941.0 901.1 39.9
Tukwila, WA 20,439 3,508 17,163.3 16,390.2 773.0
Monroe, WA 19,630 617 3,143.1 2,847.7 295.5
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