Males age 20-24 were 6.4 times more likely than females of the same age to be homicide victims in King County.
Crime diminishes the health of our communities through fear, erosion of community cohesion, diversion of public resources, property damage, injury, incarceration, and death.
In the ten-year period from 2002 to 2011, the overall homicide rate among King County residents was 3.3 per 100,000 population.
- Men were almost 3 times as likely as women to be victims of homicide.
- This difference was most striking in 20-24 year olds. In this age group, the homicide rate for men was 6.4 times the rate for women.
- The gender difference in homicide victim rates was found in all age groups except residents younger than 17 and older than 54.
- Crime: Notes & Sources
- Index Crime
- Major Violent Crime
- Property Crime
- Identity Theft
- Hate Crime
- Domestic Violence
- Domestic Violence: Notes & Sources
- By Type
- DV Simple Assault by Regional Cities
- DV Simple Assault Trends for Regional Cities
- Violation of Protection Orders by Regional Cities
- Violation of Protection Orders Trends for Regional Cities
- Major DV by Regional Cities
- Major DV Trends for Regional Cities
- Child Protective Services Referral Trends
- Perceived Safety