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The District of Columbia crime rate is much higher than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #51

District of Columbia

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

District of Columbia Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2014District of ColumbiaCount1053523,4974,1253,46626,8983,783NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00015.953.4530.7626.1526.04,082.3574.1NA3,499
 U.S.Per 100,0004.526.4102.2232.5542.51,837.3216.2NA1,423
2013District of ColumbiaCount1032764,0783,8303,31624,5333,234NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00015.942.7630.8592.5513.03,795.0500.3NA3,447
 U.S.Per 100,0004.525.2109.1229.1610.01,899.4221.3NA1,477
2012District of ColumbiaCount882364,0363,5043,51923,5563,661NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00013.937.3638.3554.1556.53,725.3579.0NA3,406
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.9112.9242.3670.21,959.3229.7NA1,557
2011District of ColumbiaCount1081734,0933,0553,85021,3304,456NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00017.528.0662.3494.3623.03,451.5721.0NA3,425
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.8113.7241.1702.21,976.9229.6NA1,576
2010District of ColumbiaCount1321874,3253,3604,23119,4895,036NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00021.931.1718.8558.4703.13,238.9836.9NA3,701
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009District of ColumbiaCount1441504,3893,3883,69619,2285,532NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00024.025.0731.9565.0616.43,206.5922.5NA3,719
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008District of ColumbiaCount1861864,4303,7073,78819,9586,465NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00031.431.4748.5626.4640.03,372.21,092.4NA4,087
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007District of ColumbiaCount1811924,2613,6863,92617,3827,600NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00030.832.6724.3626.6667.42,954.71,291.9NA4,056
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006District of ColumbiaCount1691853,8294,5893,83515,9077,321NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00029.131.8658.4789.1659.52,735.41,258.9NA4,015
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005District of ColumbiaCount1951663,7003,9713,57714,8367,720NA 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00035.430.2672.1721.3649.72,694.91,402.3NA4,111
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

District of Columbia

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

District of Columbia Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2014District of ColumbiaCount551382941 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0008.
 U.S.Per 100,0001.
2013District of ColumbiaCount601863240 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0009.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2012District of ColumbiaCount721364751 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00011.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2011District of ColumbiaCount833024380 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,00013.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2010District of ColumbiaCount571443540 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0009.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2009District of ColumbiaCount36303120 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0006.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2008District of ColumbiaCount42813030 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0007.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2007District of ColumbiaCount41372920 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0007.
 U.S.Per 100,0002.
2006District of ColumbiaCount571153641 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,0009.
 U.S.Per 100,0003.

Law Enforcement Employees Index

District of Columbia

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

District of Columbia Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2014District of ColumbiaCount5,0504,535515 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000766.4688.378.27.27
 U.S.Per 100,000335.2234.1101.12.85
2013District of ColumbiaCount5,0654,579486 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000783.5708.375.27.46
 U.S.Per 100,000335.9233.3102.52.85
2012District of ColumbiaCount4,9764,315661 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000786.9682.4104.57.35
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011District of ColumbiaCount4,9194,315604 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000796.0698.297.77.47
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010District of ColumbiaCount4,4773,945532 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000744.0655.688.47.00
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009District of ColumbiaCount5,1894,473716 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000865.3745.9119.48.06
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2008District of ColumbiaCount5,1904,455735 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000876.9752.7124.28.15
 U.S.Per 100,000357.8247.5110.33.03
2007District of ColumbiaCount5,0214,302719 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000853.5731.3122.27.92
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006District of ColumbiaCount4,8804,196684 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000839.2721.5117.67.80
 U.S.Per 100,000348.5241.3107.22.95
2005District of ColumbiaCount4,8114,167644 
 District of ColumbiaPer 100,000873.9756.9117.08.15
 U.S.Per 100,000347.1241.1106.02.94

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