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Crime Report for Puyallup,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Puyallup, is 1.0 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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Puyallup Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Puyallup, has a violent crime rate of 415 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

Puyallup 415
WA 420
National 676

Puyallup, is in the 78% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 73% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 78% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Puyallup, or said another way, 22% of cities in have crime rates higher than Puyallup.


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Crime Puyallup WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 415.1 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 48.8 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 138.4 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 227.9 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 7118.8 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 716.2 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 5290.3 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 1112.3 559.3 382.3
Arson 51.6 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.


Puyallup, has a property crime rate of 7118.8 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

Puyallup 7118.8
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Puyallup Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 92
National Percentile Rank - 96