Washington DC Crime Statistics and Rates Report

Washington, District of Columbia crime statistics indicate a total downward trend in crime based on data from 11 years when violent crime was decreasing and property crime was decreasing.

Based on this report, the crime rate in Washington, District of Columbia for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010 when the state violent crime rate was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 273.56% and the state property crime rate was higher than the national property crime rate average by 96.09%.

District of Columbia Property Crime District of Columbia Violent Crime
2010 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,360
Forcible Rape187
Larceny and Theft19,489
Motor Vehicle Theft5,036
Murder and Manslaughter132
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)36,760
Property Crime28,756
Violent Crime8,004

State versus National Crime Comparison

District of Columbia Property Crime vs. National Comparison District of Columbia Violent Crime vs. National Comparison
Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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