Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime535n/a (estimate)3,8133,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape1n/a7.142.038.6
Robbery6n/a42.8104.8101.9
Assault24n/a171.1342.4237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)221497373
Burglary48n/a342.1559.0491.4
Theft444n/a3,164.62,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a85.5279.4220.2
Property crime504n/a (estimate)3,5922,8542,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Washington, MO. The total number of reported crimes in Washington, MO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Washington, MO crime rate is 14% higher than the Missouri average and is 33% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Washington, MO has a violent crime rate that is 56% lower than the Missouri average and 41% lower than the national average. For property crime, Washington, MO is 26% higher than the Missouri average and 44% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.45 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Washington, MO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national scale. In Washington, MO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.14 times more than the Missouri average and 1.33 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Washington, MO is 2.25 times less than the Missouri average and 1.69 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Washington, MO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the Missouri average and 1.44 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Washington (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Washington, MO area in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Washington, MO being safer than 38% of cities in Missouri and 34% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Missouri cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Washington, MO. In conclusion, Washington, MO 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 453
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Washington, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Washington, MO you have a 1 in 453 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Washington, MO.

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

A good indicator of whether Washington, MO is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Washington, MO has increased by 138%, while the property crime rate in Washington, MO has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Washington, MO has increased by 10% year over year.

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3112,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.13.3
There are a total of 31 Washington police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.6% less than the Missouri average and 32.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Missouri

StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
Missouri15,122264222
There are a total of 15,122 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 264 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 19% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marthasville, MO1,416879591,046
New Melle, MO3802011,1531,354
Innsbrook, MO6112011,1531,354
Defiance, MO1472011,1531,354
Villa Ridge, MO2,6302201,2641,484
Washington, MO13,9822213,5923,813

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hutchinson, MN13,9831162,0072,123
Bluffton, SC13,9792291,8612,091
Auburndale, FL13,9793113,7164,027
New Cassel, NY13,9884011,6912,091
East Islip, NY13,9892391,0091,248
Washington, MO13,9822213,5923,813
Source: The Washington, MO 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.