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Crime Report for Ephrata,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Ephrata, is 1.3 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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Ephrata Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Ephrata, has a violent crime rate of 329 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

Ephrata 329
WA 420
National 676

Ephrata, is in the 69% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 65% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 69% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Ephrata, or said another way, 31% of cities in have crime rates higher than Ephrata.


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Crime Ephrata WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 328.9 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 27.4 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 150.7 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 150.7 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 7892.6 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 2247.2 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 5343.9 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 301.5 559.3 382.3
Arson 82.2 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.


Ephrata, has a property crime rate of 7892.6 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

Ephrata 7892.6
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Ephrata Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 96
National Percentile Rank - 97