Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime150n/a (estimate)9402,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a6.337.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault6n/a37.6224.6237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)44384373
Burglary40n/a250.6361.1491.4
Theft103n/a645.31,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0137.3220.2
Property crime143n/a (estimate)8961,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Washington, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Washington, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Washington, IL averages 60% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 67% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Washington, IL is 89% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 88% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 55% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 64% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Washington, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.57 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Washington, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Washington, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.52 times less than the Illinois average and 3.04 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Washington, IL is 8.75 times less than the Illinois average and 8.50 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Washington, IL has a daily crime rate that is 2.22 times less than the Illinois average and 2.78 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Washington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Washington, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Washington, IL ranks safer than 77% of every city located within Illinois along with 86% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Washington, IL. As a result, Washington, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 2281
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 107
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Washington, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Washington, IL, you have a 1 in 2281 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 112. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Washington, IL is 1 in 107.

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

The year over year crime rate for Washington, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Washington, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Washington, IL, while property crimes in Washington, IL have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Washington, IL have decreased by 15% year over year.

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3030,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 30 Washington police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.3% less than the Illinois average and 39.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dunlap, IL1,592107556664
Marquette Heights, IL2,78972611683
Heritage Lake, IL1,292124644769
Morton, IL16,49348755803
Germantown Hills, IL3,439134694828
Washington, IL15,52544896940

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fullerton, PA15,5293241,8662,190
Bay Village, OH15,50845305351
Eden, NC15,5434943,9154,409
Riverdale, GA15,4965776,5167,093
Mitchell, SD15,4904303,6404,070
Washington, IL15,52544896940
Source: The Washington, IL 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.