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Crime Report for Moses Lake,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Moses Lake, is 0.7 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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Moses Lake Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Moses Lake, has a violent crime rate of 563 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

Moses Lake 563
WA 420
National 676

Moses Lake, is in the 88% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 81% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 88% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Moses Lake, or said another way, 12% of cities in have crime rates higher than Moses Lake.


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Crime Moses Lake WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 563.4 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 10.9 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 54.7 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 125.8 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 371.9 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 9511.6 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 1848.7 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 7197.9 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 464.9 559.3 382.3
Arson 21.9 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.


Moses Lake, has a property crime rate of 9511.6 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

Moses Lake 9511.6
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Moses Lake Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 98
National Percentile Rank - 98