Shelton, WA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
636
Total Crimes
6,096.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
146.16%
Above National Average
168 out of 174
In Washington
9,571 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Shelton, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Shelton is 6,096.6 per 100,000 people. That's 146.16% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 104.88% higher 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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Shelton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Shelton
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 636 6,096.6 2,975.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.6 5.0
Robbery 5 47.9 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 28 268.4 179.9 250.2
Violent Crime 53 508.1 293.9 366.7
Burglary 66 632.7 453.6 340.5
Larceny 485 4,649.2 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 32 306.7 320.5 219.9
Property Crime 583 5,588.6 2,681.9 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Shelton

53.0
Violent Crimes
508.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
38.55%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 196.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Shelton each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Shelton is 508.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.55% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 72.89% higher than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Shelton

583.0
Property Crimes
5,588.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
164.87%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 17.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Shelton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Shelton is 5,588.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 164.87% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 108.38% higher than the Washington property crime rate of 2,681.9 per 100,000 people.

Shelton 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 Shelton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Olympia, WA 53,286 2,108 3,956.0 3,479.3 476.7
Bremerton, WA 41,675 1,526 3,661.7 3,258.5 403.1
Centralia, WA 17,603 730 4,147.0 3,806.2 340.9
Aberdeen, WA 16,627 751 4,516.7 4,089.7 427.0
Port Orchard, WA 14,684 558 3,800.1 3,350.6 449.5
Gig Harbor, WA 10,931 461 4,217.4 4,089.3 128.1
Fife, WA 10,324 742 7,187.1 6,431.6 755.5
Hoquiam, WA 8,469 281 3,318.0 3,164.5 153.5
Chehalis, WA 7,682 399 5,194.0 4,907.6 286.4
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