Washington, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Washington is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (77%) and also has a lower crime rate than 82% of the communities in Georgia, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Washington is one in 152 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Washington has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Washington is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Washington does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Washington.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Washington occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Washington; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 396. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Washington is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Washington than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 248.

Washington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Washington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

16

26

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

4.04

6.56

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.52
3.41
National Median: 4
    Washington
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 396

in Washington

1 in 294

in Georgia

Washington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,963
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
4.04
23.76
National Median: 21
    Washington
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 248

in Washington

1 in 42

in Georgia

Washington Property CRIMES

Population: 3,963
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Washington Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
25
National Median: 28.3
    Washington
    Georgia

Popular Neighborhoods in Washington

Zip Codes in Washington, GA