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Crime Report for Medical Lake,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Medical Lake, is 4.0 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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Medical Lake Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Medical Lake, has a violent crime rate of 85 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

Medical Lake 85
WA 420
National 676

Medical Lake, is in the 21% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 26% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 21% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Medical Lake, or said another way, 79% of cities in have crime rates higher than Medical Lake.


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Crime Medical Lake WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 84.9 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 42.5 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 42.5 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 764.5 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 276.1 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 467.2 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 21.2 559.3 382.3
Arson 21.2 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.


Medical Lake, has a property crime rate of 764.5 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

Medical Lake 764.5
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Medical Lake Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 3
National Percentile Rank - 11