Renton, WA Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Renton, King County and Washington. Our statistics also include comparisons of Renton's crime rate to Washington's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Renton has a population of 100,242 while Washington has a population of 7,170,351.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Renton, WA, there were 300 reported major violent crimes and 5,795 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Renton is agg. assault, with 155 reported. This represented 51.67% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 3,715 reported.

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Renton Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 8th
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (41st per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (28th per 100k)
  • Rape: 11th (63rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 10th (53rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 9th (28th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 6th (15th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (18th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 7th (31st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (7th per 100k)
  • Arson: 20th (82nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 290th
  • Violent Crimes: 347th (2,232nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 74th (377th per 100k)
  • Rape: 150th (1,016th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 332nd (2,503rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 242nd (935th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 126th (426th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 122nd (459th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 148th (736th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 92nd (73rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 112th (774th per 100k)

In King County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (8th per 100k)
  • Murder: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 4th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Arson: 9th (19th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 100,242
  • Households: 37,994
  • Median Income: $64,802
  • Land Area: 23.422 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.197 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Renton, WA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 5 4
Rape 23 41
Agg. Assault 117 155
Robbery 84 100
Burglary 734 1175
Vehicle Thefts 822 905
Arson 11 6

Violent Crimes in Renton, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 4
Rape 41
Aggravated Assault 155
Robbery 100

Property Crimes in Renton, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 1175
Larceny 3715
Motor Vehicle Theft 905
Arson 6

Larceny in Renton, WA

Year Larceny
2006 2739
2007 2701
2009 3041
2010 2673
2011 2748
2012 3048
2013 3396
2014 3651
2015 3715

Murder in Renton, WA

Year Murder
2006 2
2007 1
2009 2
2010 0
2011 1
2012 2
2013 3
2014 5
2015 4

Washington Criminal Statistics:


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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

Larceny in the state of Washington

Year Larceny
2006 182327
2007 170403
2008 165339
2009 167897
2010 168360
2011 162779
2012 165206
2013 171910
2014 175769
2015 170509

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