Bothell, WA Criminal and Public Records

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About Bothell

Bothell is located in King County, with a population of 42,939. This makes it the 29th most populous city in Washington. It has an average income of $81,972.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 34 reported major violent crimes (0.00091 per person) and 1,090 reported major property crimes in Bothell (0.029187 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Bothell.

Crime Rates Compared to Washington

When it comes to major violent crimes, Bothell has 0.00091 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002844 violent crimes per person statewide.

Bothell has 0.029187 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.034638 per person statewide.

Disclaimer: The city of Bothell resides in these counties: Snohomish County, King County.


Bothell Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 29th
  • Violent Crimes: 45th (128th per 100k)
  • Rape: 38th (126th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 43rd (121st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 38th (81st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 36th (85th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 34th (93rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 36th (81st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 39th (87th per 100k)
  • Arson: 25th (89th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,047th
  • Violent Crimes: 599th (3,891st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,372nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 465th (3,415th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 331st (1,592nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 840th (2,320th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 534th (2,212th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 787th (2,254th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 440th (1,407th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (807th per 100k)

In King County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 7th (14th per 100k)
  • Rape: 8th (14th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 8th (14th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 7th (12th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 7th (12th per 100k)
  • Arson: 7th (11th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 42,939
  • Households: 15,973
  • Median Income: $81,972
  • Land Area: 13.67 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Bothell, WA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 6 2
Agg. Assault 14 21
Robbery 6 11
Burglary 159 195
Vehicle Thefts 110 76
Arson 5 1

Violent Crimes in Bothell, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 21
Robbery 11

Property Crimes in Bothell, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 195
Larceny 819
Motor Vehicle Theft 76
Arson 1

Agg. Assault in Bothell, WA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 13
2007 7
2008 17
2009 13
2010 12
2011 10
2012 19
2013 14
2014 14
2015 21

Violent Crimes in Bothell, WA

Year Violent Crimes
2006 40
2007 21
2008 37
2009 33
2010 32
2011 27
2012 35
2013 18
2014 26
2015 34

Washington Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Bothell is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 20136 20394
Murder 174 211
Rape 4866 4898
Agg. Assault 11627 12029
Robbery 5640 5449
Property Crimes 261706 248369
Burglary 55290 50993
Larceny 175769 170509
Vehicle Thefts 30647 26867
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Bothell compares to the rest of Washington or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Bothell is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Washington or nationwide.


Agg. Assault in the state of Washington

Year Agg. Assault
2006 12779
2007 12691
2008 12524
2009 12639
2010 12458
2011 12031
2012 12242
2013 11601
2014 11627
2015 12029

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