Mount Vernon, WA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,179
Total Crimes
3,229.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.64%
Above National Average
123 out of 173
In Washington
7,436 out of 8,904
In America

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 3,229.0 per 100,000 people. That's 37.64% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 6.70% higher than the Washington total crime rate of 3,026.1 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
6
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 1,179 3,229.0 3,026.1 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.7 3.9 6.5
Robbery 13 35.6 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 47 128.7 187.6 279.7
Violent Crime 70 191.7 293.7 387.8
Burglary 142 388.9 522.1 314.2
Larceny 857 2,347.1 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 110 301.3 356.1 246.0
Property Crime 1,109 3,037.3 2,732.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mount Vernon

70
Violent Crimes
191.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-50.56%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 521.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mount Vernon each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mount Vernon is 191.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -50.56% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -34.72% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mount Vernon

1,109
Property Crimes
3,037.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
55.11%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mount Vernon each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mount Vernon is 3,037.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 55.11% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 11.16% higher than the Washington property crime rate of 2,732.4 per 100,000 people.

Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Oak Harbor, WA 23,721 121 510.1 404.7 105.4
Arlington, WA 20,825 721 3,462.2 3,178.9 283.3
Anacortes, WA 17,735 413 2,328.7 2,244.1 84.6
Burlington, WA 9,321 533 5,718.3 5,600.3 118.0
Stanwood, WA 7,410 134 1,808.4 1,700.4 108.0
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