Reported Annual Crime In Georgetown

StatisticReportedincidentsGeorgetown/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleDistrict of Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39,3722,312 (estimate)5,7806,0092,837
StatisticReportedincidentsGeorgetown/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleDistrict of Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder138n/a20.320.45.3
Rape527n/a77.478.140.4
Robbery3,149n/a462.3510.9102.8
Assault3,897n/a572.1596.5248.5
Violent crime7,711453 (estimate)1,1321,206386
Burglary2,360n/a346.5346.6468.9
Theft26,402n/a3,876.04,019.81,745.0
Vehicle theft2,899n/a425.6436.5236.9
Property crime31,6611,859 (estimate)4,6484,8032,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Georgetown is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.33 daily crimes that occur in Georgetown.
  • Georgetown is safer than 71% of the cities in the District of Columbia.
  • In Georgetown you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Georgetown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Georgetown is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Georgetown is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Georgetown is 1 in 44

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

Washington police department

ItemGeorgetownWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,3324,332
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a6.96.9

Sex offenders in District of Columbia

StateTotal offendersDistrict of Columbia /100KNational /100K
District of Columbia980185222
There are a total of 980 sex offenders in District of Columbia. This yields a total of 185 sex offenders in District of Columbia per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ravensworth, VA2,17539336375
Somerset, MD1,21566321387
Cabin John, MD1,95866321387
Garrett Park, MD1,05866321387
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874358432
Kensington, MD2,11174358432
Derwood, MD2,01277370447
Washington, DC659,0091,1324,6485,780

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boston, MA658,2797072,1502,857
Memphis, TN655,8571,8205,6357,455
Denver, CO663,3036573,5904,247
Seattle, WA668,8496135,4886,101
Nashville, TN643,7711,1023,6974,799
Washington, DC659,0091,1324,6485,780
Source: The Georgetown, Washington, DC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.