According to a 2021 report by Safewise, East Wenatchee is one of Washington's safest cities. East Wenatchee ranked number 8 overall which is a dramatic improvement from 18th in 2020.
Based on FBI crime statistics, East Wenatchee had .6 reports of violent crime per thousand residents and 13.4 reports of property crime per thousand residents.
How does East Wenatchee compare to Wenatchee?
(For readers outside of the Wenatchee Valley, East Wenatchee is in Douglas County on the Eastern shore of the Columbia River. It is a seperate city from Wenatchee, which is in Chelan County and West of the Columbia River.)
Wenatchee was ranked 31st in this year's list of safest cities. Wenatchee had 1.8 reports of violent crime per thousand residents and 18.5 reports of property crime per thousand residents.
What cities are the safest in Washington State?
The safest city in Washington accoding to Safewise, is Sammamish. Bainbridge Island was number two, followed by Camas.
How safe are other cities in Washington like Seattle?
Seattle was ranked 71 of 75 cities in Washington State and Spokane was ranked 73rd.
If you are curious about these rankings, you can read more about Safewise's methodology for their report.