Issaquah, WA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Issaquah, WA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in King County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Issaquah area. Issaquah has a population of 36,081, which makes it the 32nd largest city in Washington, and an average income of $89,776. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Issaquah, WA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 10 reported violent crimes and 1082 reported property crimes in Issaquah. This compares to 20,394 reported violent crimes and 248,369 reported property crimes statewide in Washington. This makes Issaquah 161st in the state of Washington when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Issaquah was robbery, with 9 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 918 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Issaquah Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 32nd
  • Violent Crimes: 65th (161st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 63rd (156th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 40th (86th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 37th (80th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 47th (140th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 32nd (65th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 47th (112th per 100k)
  • Arson: 25th (88th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,117th
  • Violent Crimes: 623rd (4,478th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 485th (3,918th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 333rd (1,630th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 844th (2,082nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 618th (3,447th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 715th (1,677th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 462nd (1,777th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (805th per 100k)

In King County (2015)

  • Population: 13th
  • Violent Crimes: 19th (29th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 21st (33rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 15th (18th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 14th (14th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 16th (27th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 11th (11th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 15th (21st per 100k)
  • Arson: 12th (21st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 36,081
  • Households: 14,018
  • Median Income: $89,776
  • Land Area: 12.07 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.023 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Issaquah, WA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 6 0
Agg. Assault 4 1
Robbery 8 9
Burglary 70 110
Vehicle Thefts 89 54
Arson 2 1

Violent Crimes in Issaquah, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 1
Robbery 9

Property Crimes in Issaquah, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 110
Larceny 918
Motor Vehicle Theft 54
Arson 1

Burglary in Issaquah, WA

Year Burglary
2006 137
2007 77
2008 103
2009 51
2010 101
2011 120
2012 102
2013 71
2014 70
2015 110

Larceny in Issaquah, WA

Year Larceny
2006 652
2007 686
2008 638
2009 531
2010 583
2011 579
2012 612
2013 687
2014 920
2015 918

Washington Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Washington Statistics:

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 overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Issaquah and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Washington and nationwide.


Burglary in the state of Washington

Year Burglary
2006 58307
2007 52704
2008 52478
2009 52791
2010 55164
2011 56532
2012 60725
2013 58353
2014 55290
2015 50993

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