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Crime in Washington, District of Columbia

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Washington violent crime is 56.2. (The US average is 22.7)
Washington property crime is 63.9. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft



Washington, DC Crime History

*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
20001507.741.843.9621.18015765.5829.53782.31153.7
20011736.240.632.9689973.75965.78763748.41341.3
20021595.946.245.9653.5850.26172.4905.13661.41605.9
20031568.94448.5680.9795.55605.6828.93081.71694.9
20041325.335.839.4552.3697.94667.4712.32485.21469.9
20051401.635.430636.1700.14577.5648.72572.51356.4
20061445.829.131.3619.7765.74473.5657.92602.11213.5
2007134730.832.6677.4606.24711.8666.32800.71244.8
20081374.531.431.4701.9609.84859.3638.93174.41046.1
20091265.123.825666.7549.54503.7616.43003.7883.7
20101241.121.930.6650.5538.145107022999.7808.3
20111130.317.527.8607.8477.24581.3622.83256.3702.1
20121177.913.937.3589.1537.54628556.53510.2561.3
2013121915.960.8566.2576.14574.1512.63574.6486.8
20141185.315.971.3490.4607.75012.5525.63928559
20151202.624.173.5506.4598.64516.24423599.1475.1
2016113220.377.4462.3572.14648346.53876425.6
2017948.716.763.8338.8529.44156.2260.53529366.7
2018941.422.863.3307.1548.24269.7254.33652.6362.9
2019977.123.548.5334.3570.94245.8260.73659.5325.6



Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Mount Rainier, MD405.33,131.58,14342019
Brentwood, MD429.31,459.63,49442019
Cottage City, MD146.71,907.61,36342019
Colmar Manor, MD408.72,861.01,46842019
North Brentwood, MD212.33,821.747152008



Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Baltimore, MD1,858.74,311.2597,239352019
Columbus, OH503.43,308.0906,1203272019
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC739.43,925.8944,2603312019
Boston, MA607.23,925.8698,9413942019
Detroit, MI1,965.34,302.9663,5023992019


Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.





Reviews for Washington    96 Reviews

It was time to leave. - 3/3/2020
Parts are beautiful but alot is rundown and ghetto. They always show the monuments and upper nw neighborhoods but never show hoods across the Anacostia River. Crime is... Read More

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Great town with it's challenges - 7/18/2019
Moved to DC 40 years ago from Mpls-St. Paul. DC is an amazing town. Downside is people are very competitive, everything is expensive. Great restaurants, foodie heaven... Read More

Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... Read More


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