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Washington’s 10 Safest Towns

Is Your House One Of Washington’s 10 Safest Towns? Let’s Find Out!

Everyone wants to live in a safe place, but it’s an unfortunate truth that some towns and cities are simply safer than others. According to data collected and presented by Safewise, each state has its top 10 safest cities and towns. Below are Washington’s 10 Safest Towns. Their rankings are based on property crime and violent crime rates.

For a more detailed explanation of the data, you can visit their blog post, where the information in this blog originally appeared. 

When compared to the national average, Washington’s crime rates represent a bit of an anomaly. The state’s violent crime rate (3.55 incidents per 1,000 people) is lower than the national rate (4.49) but Washington is more than 10 points higher than the national average when it comes to property crime, with 38.44 incidents per 1,000 people.

Read on to see if your town made the cut. 

10) Kirkland 

  • Population: 88,898
  • Median Income: $104,319
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.84
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 24.53

9) Lake Forest Park

  • Population: 13,375
  • Median Income: $101,429
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.82
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 18.84

8) Pullman

  • Population: 33,897
  • Median Income: $30,548
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.68
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 15.22

7) Bainbridge Island

  • Population: 24,635
  • Median Income: $109,341
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.649
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 10.76

6) Issaquah

  • Population: 38,592
  • Median Income: $100,844
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.647
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 30.14

5) Liberty Lake

  • Population: 9,505
  • Median Income: $64,955
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.63
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 16.41

4) Lynden

  • Population: 14,302
  • Median Income: $62,478
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.63
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 13.21

3) Camas

  • Population: 22,973
  • Median Income: $101,167
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.57
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 16.28

2) Mercer Island

  • Population: 25,553
  • Median Income: $136,644
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.27
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 18.08

1) Snoqualmie

  • Population: 13,648
  • Median Income: $136,508
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 0.15
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 10.77

Did your town make the list of Washington’s 10 safest towns?

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