Washington, District of Columbia 

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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)

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Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

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.

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  • Property Crime Index (US Avg: 43.5)
  • Violent Crime Index (US Avg: 41.4)
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  • Reviews for Washington    96 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Washington, DC - 9/28/2015
    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


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