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Crime Report for Sammamish,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Sammamish, is 4.2 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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Sammamish Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Sammamish, has a violent crime rate of 51 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

Sammamish 51
WA 420
National 676

Sammamish, is in the 15% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 18% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 15% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Sammamish, or said another way, 85% of cities in have crime rates higher than Sammamish.


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Crime Sammamish WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 50.9 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 17.0 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 8.5 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 25.4 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 1192.3 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 291.0 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 867.4 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 33.9 559.3 382.3
Arson 11.3 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.


Sammamish, has a property crime rate of 1192.3 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

Sammamish 1192.3
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Sammamish Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 5
National Percentile Rank - 20