Crime in Washington, DC, United States

Crime rates in Washington, DC, United States

Level of crime
66.48 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
61.34 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
51.56 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
55.26 Moderate
Worries car stolen
48.42 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
60.79 High
Worries attacked
53.76 Moderate
Worries being insulted
55.11 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
42.82 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
61.58 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
60.11 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
59.74 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
59.11 Moderate

Safety in Washington, DC, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
64.95 High
Safety walking alone during night
39.06 Low

Contributors: 113

Last update: April 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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2 Comments so far

#Druid Faith (DruidFaith) on Dec 22, 2016 :
D.C. is the home of such great figures of corruption and graft as: Marion Barry, The entire George W. Bush administration, and both houses of Congress, as well as the future home of Emperor Trump, and his ilk! As such, I am more afraid of the harm they will do to this country and the world than I am of personal harm from a local thug.
#U.S.A Living on Dec 13, 2016 :
If you listen to the media you have a completely inaccurate picture of the United States of America. They mostly report negative stuff happening in this country.