5 Dangerous Cities in Washington

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One of the most beautiful cities in the United States is in Washington. Washington has a lot to do with the Pacific Northwest's distinct personality.

Tukwila, Spokane, and Tacoma, all of which have high crime rates, are the worst cities in Washington. Fife and Toppenish, two of Washington's most populous cities, are also among the most hazardous. Theft, assault, robbery, and burglary are all common crimes in the cities mentioned above. Follow along as we delve into Washington State's worst cities.

1. Tukwila

The Duwamish, who lived near the Black and Duwamish Rivers, were the first settlers in Tukwila. Tukwila was the name given to the town. Tukwila has one of the highest crime rates in America, with a rate of 172 per 1,000 persons, when compared to all communities of all sizes, from the smallest towns to the largest cities. There is a one in six chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here. More than 100 percent of Washington communities have lower crime rates than Tukwila.

2. Fife

Fife is a one-of-a-kind combination of American classic dining, hardworking heritage, and outdoor recreation. On either side, Fife has one of the highest crime rates in America, with a rate of 74 per 1,000 population, when compared to all communities of all sizes, from the smallest towns to the greatest metropolis. There is a one in 14 probability of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here. More than 99 percent of cities in Washington have a lower crime rate than Fife.

3. Toppenish

Toppenish is known as the "City of Murals" because of the more than 75 murals that adorn its buildings. Also, Toppenish has one of the highest crime rates in America, with a rate of 71 per 1,000 persons, when compared to all communities of all sizes, from the tiniest settlements to the greatest metropolis. There is a one in 14 chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here.

4. Spokane

Spokane is known as the "Gateway to the American West," maintaining the true flavor of inland Northwest culture. Spokane has also one of the highest crime rates in America, with a rate of 66 per 1,000 persons, when compared to all communities of all sizes, from the smallest towns to the largest cities. There is a one in 15 chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here. More than 98 percent of Washington communities have lower crime rates than Spokane.

5. Tacoma

Tacoma's dynamic metropolitan core is alive with culture, and it is known for its world-renowned glass art. Tacoma has one of the highest crime rates in America, with a rate of 62 per thousand citizens, when compared to all communities of all sizes, from the smallest towns to the most populous cities. Here, one in every 16 people will be a victim of violent or property crime. Over 98 percent of communities in Washington have lower crime rates than Tacoma. Tacoma is one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the United States, according to data.

References:

https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/dc/washington/crime

https://www.washingtonian.com/2021/07/19/whats-really-happening-with-crime-rates-in-dc-right-now/

https://mpdc.dc.gov/page/district-crime-data-glance

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