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Crime Report for Ruston,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Ruston, is 2.2 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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Ruston Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Ruston, has a violent crime rate of 227 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

Ruston 227
WA 420
National 676

Ruston, is in the 53% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 54% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 53% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Ruston, or said another way, 47% of cities in have crime rates higher than Ruston.


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Crime Ruston WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 227.3 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 113.6 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 113.6 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 3522.7 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 1136.4 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 1704.6 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 681.8 559.3 382.3
Arson 113.6 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.


Ruston, has a property crime rate of 3522.7 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

Ruston 3522.7
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Ruston Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 50
National Percentile Rank - 71