University Place, WA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,021
Total Crimes
2,973.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.74%
Above National Average
116 out of 173
In Washington
7,193 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in University Place, WA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in University Place is 2,973.3 per 100,000 people. That's 26.74% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -1.75% lower 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.

University Place SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
6

How Does University Place Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
University Place
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,021 2,973.3 3,026.1 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.9 3.9 6.5
Robbery 28 81.5 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 78 227.1 187.6 279.7
Violent Crime 117 340.7 293.7 387.8
Burglary 210 611.5 522.1 314.2
Larceny 622 1,811.4 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 72 209.7 356.1 246.0
Property Crime 904 2,632.6 2,732.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In University Place

117
Violent Crimes
340.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-12.14%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 293.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in University Place each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in University Place is 340.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -12.14% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 16.01% higher than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In University Place

904
Property Crimes
2,632.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
34.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in University Place each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in University Place is 2,632.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.44% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -3.65% lower than the Washington property crime rate of 2,732.4 per 100,000 people.

University Place 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 University Place

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tacoma, WA 220,123 13,979 6,350.5 5,507.4 843.2
Lakewood, WA 61,432 3,001 4,885.1 4,264.9 620.2
Gig Harbor, WA 11,216 468 4,172.6 4,012.1 160.5
Sumner, WA 10,544 459 4,353.2 4,049.7 303.5
Fife, WA 10,301 1,043 10,125.2 8,746.7 1,378.5
Yelm, WA 9,799 378 3,857.5 3,612.6 244.9
Fircrest, WA 6,869 127 1,848.9 1,732.4 116.5
Steilacoom, WA 6,436 94 1,460.5 1,258.5 202.0
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