Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)833 (estimate)2,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a27.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.0101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a110.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)79 (estimate)196373
Burglaryn/an/an/a254.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)754 (estimate)1,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.28 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 121 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)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 1263
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 133
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 121

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

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Apple Mountain Lake, VA1,50980762842
Sperryville, VA2071801,7161,896
Chester Gap, VA7452162,0612,278
Flint Hill, VA1502192,0842,303
Front Royal, VA14,7092042,5162,720
Washington, VA15679754833

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pritchett, CO1564864,0004,487
Camak, GA1565744,5895,163
Kirvin, TX1565123,5214,033
Salamonia, IN1565363,5874,123
Luna, NM1563081,7332,041
Washington, VA15679754833
Source: The Washington, VA 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.