• Crime Rates by Core City


    Public Safety / Crime

    The City of Washington’s overall crime rate was 6,1978 per 100,000 population in 2014, up 7 percent from 2013 and the third-largest crime rate of the 11 benchmark regions. The city experienced high rates of forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault among all benchmark regions. To view crime rate data for particular crimes, use the... More


  • Crime Rates by MSA


    Public Safety / Crime

    The overall crime rate in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area was 2,428.1 per 100,000 population in 2014, the second-lowest crime rate of the 11 benchmark regions. D.C. experienced the lowest rates of aggravated assault and burglary among all the benchmark regions. To view crime rate data for particular crimes, use the drop-down menu below. Crime... More