Kirkland, WA Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Kirkland and Washington

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Kirkland experienced 77 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 40 reported followed by rape and robbery. Statewide, there were 284.4 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Washington, the most common property crime was larceny with 1,351 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Kirkland:


Kirkland Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 12th
  • Violent Crimes: 32nd (133rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 20th (89th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 35th (133rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 34th (99th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 24th (128th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 24th (138th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 23rd (112th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 29th (123rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 17th (67th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 365th
  • Violent Crimes: 556th (3,913th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 170th (1,185th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 446th (3,515th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 326th (1,703rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 543rd (3,874th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 454th (3,417th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 503rd (3,630th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 397th (1,935th per 100k)
  • Arson: 107th (708th per 100k)

In King County (2015)

  • Population: 6th
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (19th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (17th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 10th (16th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 13th (20th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 10th (27th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 9th (26th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 9th (23rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 12th (24th per 100k)
  • Arson: 6th (16th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 87,281
  • Households: 35,367
  • Median Income: $92,127
  • Land Area: 17.818 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.012 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Kirkland, WA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 29 21
Agg. Assault 39 40
Robbery 15 16
Burglary 271 277
Vehicle Thefts 184 119
Arson 8 11

Violent Crimes in Kirkland, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 21
Aggravated Assault 40
Robbery 16

Property Crimes in Kirkland, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 277
Larceny 1351
Motor Vehicle Theft 119
Arson 11

Rape in Kirkland, WA

Year Rape
2006 18
2007 13
2008 11
2009 8
2010 11
2011 20
2012 14
2013 0
2014 29
2015 21

Property Crimes in Kirkland, WA

Year Property Crimes
2006 1846
2007 1881
2008 1928
2009 1640
2010 1361
2011 1472
2012 1654
2013 1807
2014 2017
2015 1747

Washington Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
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

Rape in the state of Washington

Year Rape
2006 2746
2007 2629
2008 2628
2009 2539
2010 2562
2011 2290
2012 2193
2013 4370
2014 4866
2015 4898

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