Washington, IA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
199
Total Crimes
2,753.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
17.37%
Above National Average
108 out of 125
In Iowa
6,927 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Washington, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Washington is 2,753.6 per 100,000 people. That's 17.37% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 37.56% higher than the Iowa total crime rate of 2,001.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Washington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9.5

How Does Washington Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Washington
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 199 2,753.6 2,001.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 1 13.8 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 31 428.9 229.4 279.7
Violent Crime 44 608.8 303.5 387.8
Burglary 28 387.4 371.1 314.2
Larceny 116 1,605.1 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 11 152.2 197.1 246.0
Property Crime 155 2,144.7 1,698.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Washington

44
Violent Crimes
608.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
57.00%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 164.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Washington each year. That compares to a 1 in 329.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Washington is 608.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 57.00% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 100.61% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 303.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Washington

155
Property Crimes
2,144.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
9.53%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Washington each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Washington is 2,144.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 9.53% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 26.29% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,698.2 per 100,000 people.

Washington Crime Compared To Iowa Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Iowa.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Washington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cedar Rapids, IA 134,330 4,686 3,488.4 3,166.8 321.6
Burlington, IA 24,622 983 3,992.4 3,500.9 491.4
Ottumwa, IA 24,293 1,179 4,853.2 3,906.5 946.8
Muscatine, IA 23,616 465 1,969.0 1,706.5 262.5
North Liberty, IA 20,294 181 891.9 591.3 300.6
Oskaloosa, IA 11,505 231 2,007.8 1,677.5 330.3
Fairfield, IA 10,538 177 1,679.6 1,480.4 199.3
Mount Pleasant, IA 8,670 146 1,684.0 1,372.5 311.4
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