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Crime Report for Cle Elum,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Cle Elum, is 2.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Cle Elum Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Cle Elum, has a violent crime rate of 172 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 420 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Cle Elum 172
WA 420
National 676

Cle Elum, is in the 38% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 45% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 38% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Cle Elum, or said another way, 62% of cities in have crime rates higher than Cle Elum.


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Crime Cle Elum WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 172.4 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 57.5 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 114.9 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 5316.1 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 1063.2 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 3994.3 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 258.6 559.3 382.3
Arson 0.0 27.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Cle Elum, has a property crime rate of 5316.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4771.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Cle Elum 5316.1
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Cle Elum Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 79
National Percentile Rank - 88