Washington, IA
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Washington, IA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Washington is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Washington is one in 82. Compared to communities within Iowa, Washington‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 31% of the state's cities and towns.

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 206. This equates to a rate of 5 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 137.

Washington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Washington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

54

90

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.86

7.29

12.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Washington 4.86
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 206

in Washington

1 in 350

in Iowa

Washington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,408
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 1 25
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.35 0.13 3.37

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Washington 7.29
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 137

in Washington

1 in 49

in Iowa

Washington Property CRIMES

Population: 7,408
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 41 4
Rate per 1,000 1.21 5.53 0.54

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Washington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Washington 18
Iowa 15

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