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Crime Report for Mountlake Terrace,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Mountlake Terrace, is 2.6 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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Mountlake Terrace Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Mountlake Terrace, has a violent crime rate of 200 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

Mountlake Terrace 200
WA 420
National 676

Mountlake Terrace, is in the 46% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 50% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 46% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Mountlake Terrace, or said another way, 54% of cities in have crime rates higher than Mountlake Terrace.


  Review crime rate data for Mountlake Terrace,

Crime Mountlake Terrace WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 199.9 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 30.0 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 84.9 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 84.9 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 2772.9 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 529.6 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 1963.5 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 279.8 559.3 382.3
Arson 35.0 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.


Mountlake Terrace, has a property crime rate of 2772.9 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

Mountlake Terrace 2772.9
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Mountlake Terrace Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 37
National Percentile Rank - 58