Reported Annual Crime In Chevy Chase

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsChevy Chase/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleDistrict of Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35,4272,361 (estimate)5,1055,2892,756
StatisticReportedincidentsChevy Chase/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleDistrict of Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder116n/a16.716.75.3
Rape443n/a63.864.041.7
Robbery2,351n/a338.8378.098.0
Assault3,674n/a529.4546.3248.9
Violent crime6,584171 (estimate)9491,005394
Burglary1,808n/a260.5260.7430.4
Theft24,490n/a3,529.03,650.41,694.4
Vehicle theft2,545n/a366.7372.8237.4
Property crime28,8432,190 (estimate)4,1564,2842,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chevy Chase is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.47 daily crimes that occur in Chevy Chase.
  • Chevy Chase is safer than 82% of the cities in the District of Columbia.
  • In Chevy Chase you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has decreased by 11%.

Compare Washington, DC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Chevy Chase (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Chevy Chase (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chevy Chase

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chevy Chase is 1 in 585
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chevy Chase is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chevy Chase is 1 in 43

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

Washington police department

ItemChevy ChaseWashingtonDistrict 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, VA2,17538324361
Garrett Park, MD1,05870312382
Somerset, MD1,21570312382
Cabin John, MD1,95870312382
Kensington, MD2,11178349427
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94878349427
Derwood, MD2,01281360441
Washington, DC659,0099494,1565,105

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boston, MA658,2796692,0892,758
Memphis, TN655,8572,0036,2988,301
Denver, CO663,3036763,6674,343
Seattle, WA668,8496335,2595,891
Nashville, TN643,7711,1383,8184,956
Washington, DC659,0099494,1565,105
Source: The Chevy Chase, Washington, DC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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