Wahkiakum amassed 174 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wahkiakum’s arrest rate was 1,401.30 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wahkiakum is 89.62% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 4 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wahkiakum also experienced 54 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Asotin and Benton, Wahkiakum is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Wahkiakum, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 37 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wahkiakum, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Wahkiakum, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wahkiakum has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Wahkiakum experienced 4 violent crimes and 54 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wahkiakum to the national average of 739.02, Wahkiakum is higher by 89.62% than the national average.