Table 8

WASHINGTON

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Metropolitan Counties Asotin 14 0 4 0 10 172 35 117 20 1
Benton 68 1 14 6 47 522 172 300 50 7
Chelan 35 0 2 2 31 655 187 428 40 1
Clark 323 4 80 44 195 2,706 673 1,455 578 22
Columbia 3 0 0 0 3 134 20 111 3 1
Cowlitz 52 1 15 4 32 422 153 204 65 6
Douglas 26 1 4 1 20 328 91 200 37 3
Franklin 23 0 3 3 17 158 62 87 9 7
King 385 3 67 98 217 4,397 1,352 2,166 879 44
Kitsap 376 1 63 38 274 3,985 965 2,723 297 17
Pend Oreille 26 0 8 1 17 282 71 189 22 2
Pierce 1,193 12 142 243 796 9,191 2,649 5,001 1,541 40
Skagit 90 1 15 8 66 1,135 417 626 92 4
Skamania 8 0 1 0 7 70 21 43 6 0
Snohomish 566 4 106 89 367 5,748 1,692 3,082 974 29
Spokane3 184 2 47 28 107 3,885 936 2,611 338 15
Stevens 32 1 5 1 25 547 259 253 35 2
Thurston 255 6 23 21 205 2,314 748 1,310 256 9
Walla Walla 26 0 7 2 17 261 86 140 35 1
Whatcom 166 4 41 14 107 1,216 427 705 84 9
Yakima 132 6 17 24 85 1,761 583 892 286 19
Nonmetropolitan Counties Adams 23 1 4 3 15 189 80 87 22 0
Clallam 89 2 15 2 70 605 192 376 37 6
Ferry 7 0 4 0 3 21 8 12 1 1
Garfield 2 0 0 0 2 64 31 32 1 1
Grant 83 2 11 8 62 1,307 365 766 176 7
Grays Harbor 26 1 4 0 21 390 100 255 35 6
Island 32 1 2 1 28 524 194 312 18 2
Jefferson 17 0 2 1 14 189 65 103 21 2
Kittitas 8 0 3 0 5 131 36 80 15 1
Klickitat 8 2 2 0 4 82 47 25 10 0
Lewis 48 0 9 1 38 504 184 273 47 3
Lincoln 9 0 2 2 5 152 52 83 17 2
Mason 99 5 15 9 70 1,022 347 557 118 3
Okanogan 29 0 3 0 26 242 99 120 23 1
Pacific 25 1 4 1 19 201 74 117 10 0
San Juan 10 1 1 1 7 177 35 136 6 3
Wahkiakum 9 0 2 0 7 42 14 26 2 0
Whitman 19 0 8 1 10 94 55 28 11 1
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 Because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.