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Washington, D.C. Crime

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Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 87 responses
  • Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
    63%
  • Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    18%
  • Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
    14%
  • Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.
    5%
Poll
How reliable are the police in this area?
Based on 86 responses
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    40%
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    29%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    13%
  • Not sure.
    10%
  • The police aren't around much, and when you need them, they aren't reliable.
    8%

Washington, D.C. Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    570.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    23.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    48.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    334.3
    national  135.5
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    260.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,659.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    325.6
    national  284

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