University Place, WA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
629
Total Crimes
1,845.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.49%
Below National Average
73 out of 174
In Washington
5,775 out of 9,891
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 1,845.4 per 100,000 people. That's -25.49% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -37.99% 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.

University Place SnackAbility

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

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 629 1,845.4 2,975.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.6 5.0
Robbery 18 52.8 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 52 152.6 179.9 250.2
Violent Crime 88 258.2 293.9 366.7
Burglary 103 302.2 453.6 340.5
Larceny 397 1,164.7 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 41 120.3 320.5 219.9
Property Crime 541 1,587.2 2,681.9 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In University Place

88.0
Violent Crimes
258.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-29.59%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 387.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in University Place each year. That compares to a 1 in 340.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in University Place is 258.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -29.59% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -12.14% lower than the Washington violent crime rate of 293.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In University Place

541.0
Property Crimes
1,587.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-24.77%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 63.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in University Place each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in University Place is 1,587.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.77% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -40.82% lower than the Washington property crime rate of 2,681.9 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 218,650 13,263 6,065.9 5,220.7 845.2
Lakewood, WA 60,916 2,757 4,525.9 3,769.1 756.8
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
Sumner, WA 10,270 485 4,722.5 4,391.4 331.1
Yelm, WA 9,741 424 4,352.7 4,024.2 328.5
Fircrest, WA 6,852 109 1,590.8 1,430.2 160.5
Steilacoom, WA 6,423 90 1,401.2 1,198.8 202.4
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