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Crime Report for Selah,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Selah, is 3.5 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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Selah Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Selah, has a violent crime rate of 70 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

Selah 70
WA 420
National 676

Selah, is in the 19% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 23% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 19% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Selah, or said another way, 81% of cities in have crime rates higher than Selah.


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Crime Selah WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 70.1 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 70.1 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 0.0 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 2984.9 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 756.7 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 2032.0 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 196.2 559.3 382.3
Arson 0.0 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.


Selah, has a property crime rate of 2984.9 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

Selah 2984.9
WA 4771.5
National 3727



Selah Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 42
National Percentile Rank - 62