Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime90n/a (estimate)1,2212,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape10n/a135.737.038.6
Robbery1n/a13.633.5101.9
Assault25n/a339.2213.2237.8
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)488286373
Burglary9n/a122.1476.7491.4
Theft41n/a556.21,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a54.3139.0220.2
Property crime54n/a (estimate)7332,0472,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Washington, IA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Washington, IA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Washington, IA is 48% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Iowa, and when compared with the national average, is 57% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Washington, IA has 71% higher than violent crime rate than Iowa average, while remaining 31% higher than the national average. In property crime, Washington, IA is 64% lower than the average of Iowa and is 71% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.35 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Washington, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Washington, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.91 times less than the Iowa average and 2.34 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Washington, IA is 1.71 times more than the Iowa average and 1.31 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Washington, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.79 times less than the Iowa average and 3.39 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Washington (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Washington, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Washington, IA being safer than 23% of cities in Iowa and 29% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Washington, IA. In conclusion, Washington, IA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 205
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 137
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 82
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Washington, IA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Washington, IA, then there is a 1 in 205 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 137. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 82 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Washington, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Washington, IA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Washington, IA has decreased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Washington, IA has decreased by 18% in the same time frame.

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)123,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 12 Washington police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.4% less than the Iowa average and 50% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lone Tree, IA1,39497694791
Riverside, IA1,03498700798
Wellman, IA1,537114819933
Kalona, IA2,501116832948
Wayland, IA1,062120862983
Washington, IA7,3154887331,221

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dayton, TN7,3162423,8834,125
Mead, WA7,3142773,3783,655
Logan, OH7,3141683,9304,098
Dunellen, NJ7,317941,6641,758
Hastings, MI7,3134391,3161,755
Washington, IA7,3154887331,221
Source: The Washington, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.