Mercer Island, WA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
379
Total Crimes
1,435.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-42.05%
Below National Average
46 out of 174
In Washington
4,673 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Mercer Island, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mercer Island is 1,435.2 per 100,000 people. That's -42.05% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -51.77% 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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Mercer Island SnackAbility

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

How Does Mercer Island Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mercer Island
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 379 1,435.2 2,975.8 2,476.7
Murder 1 3.8 2.6 5.0
Robbery 1 3.8 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 15.1 179.9 250.2
Violent Crime 8 30.3 293.9 366.7
Burglary 64 242.4 453.6 340.5
Larceny 287 1,086.8 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 20 75.7 320.5 219.9
Property Crime 371 1,404.9 2,681.9 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Mercer Island

8.0
Violent Crimes
30.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-91.74%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 3,301.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mercer Island each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mercer Island is 30.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -91.74% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -89.69% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mercer Island

371.0
Property Crimes
1,404.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 71.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mercer Island each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mercer Island is 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.41% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -47.62% lower than the Washington property crime rate of 2,681.9 per 100,000 people.

Mercer Island 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 Mercer Island

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Bellevue, WA 150,200 4,448 2,961.4 2,838.2 123.2
Kent, WA 131,003 5,686 4,340.4 3,969.4 371.0
Renton, WA 103,452 4,507 4,356.6 4,042.5 314.2
Auburn, WA 82,381 3,694 4,484.0 4,047.0 437.0
SeaTac, WA 29,533 1,228 4,158.1 3,717.9 440.2
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
Port Orchard, WA 14,684 558 3,800.1 3,350.6 449.5
Newcastle, WA 12,015 206 1,714.5 1,631.3 83.2
Clyde Hill, WA 3,436 38 1,105.9 1,105.9 0.0
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