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  CRIME OVERVIEW
  

Washington, District of Columbia, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 87. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Washington, District of Columbia, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 60. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.

  CRIMEWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Violent Crime  87.141.4
  Property Crime  59.543.5
  CRIME COMMENTS
  
re: personal safety? - 1/28/2008
You say you don't feel safe when you walk out of your house but you are not exactly safe inside your house either. I mean you are more likely to stay safe inside of your... (read more)
re: Great fun, as long as you avoid being out at n
Why are you making DC seem like such a bad place? The problem with you is that you are to paranoid and the "hoodlums" as you call them can tell that you are not from the... (read more)
re: Great fun, as long as you avoid being out at n
Why are you making DC seem like such a bad place? The problem with you is that you are to paranoid and the "hoodlums" as you call them can tell that you are not from the... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Washington, DC
I've been in DC for 10 yrs now. It's a great place to live, if can afford it. I'm a Chicago native. I came to DC by way of Military.DC was my final duty station. After... (read more)
Living in the Capital is OK, but I want more than
DC is great if you want to work for the federal government and dream of a career in "public service." But if politics is not your passion or special interest, you may be... (read more)
re: Rich People, Poor People...30 Years in DC Area
I'm a native. I grew up in the city and now live in the suburbs. While I can't say that what you've written is inaccurate, it is still unfair to paint the people in this... (read more)
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