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Crime rate in Washington, Iowa (IA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Washington, IA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Washington, IA

The 2019 crime rate in Washington, IA is 282 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 82.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Washington crime rate fell by 6% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Washington has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Washington, IA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Washington:

282.4
Mount Pleasant:

114.5
Fairfield:

229.2
Iowa City:

160.3
Webster:

183.5
Sigourney:

153.8
Coralville:

257.8
West Liberty:

194.2
Williamsburg:

64.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(55.0)
1
(13.7)
6
(82.1)
5
(68.1)
8
(108.9)
3
(40.6)
10
(135.7)
7
(94.1)
7
(93.9)
8
(109.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.6)
3
(40.8)
3
(40.6)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
37
(508.5)
36
(494.5)
36
(492.9)
47
(640.1)
43
(585.4)
34
(459.6)
25
(339.2)
36
(484.1)
55
(738.2)
40
(546.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(755.9)
24
(329.7)
28
(383.4)
27
(367.7)
16
(217.8)
15
(202.8)
9
(122.1)
20
(268.9)
15
(201.3)
22
(300.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(742.2)
60
(824.2)
72
(985.8)
54
(735.4)
58
(789.5)
48
(648.9)
41
(556.2)
61
(820.2)
109
(1,463)
102
(1,394)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(55.0)
8
(109.9)
7
(95.8)
3
(40.9)
7
(95.3)
7
(94.6)
4
(54.3)
7
(94.1)
4
(53.7)
8
(109.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index236.8202.2269.7245.0270.9184.3215.6231.3299.7282.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Iowa as of October 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 572 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Washington:

382.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2017
Washington:

463.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Washington:

336.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Washington:

312.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Washington:

290.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Washington:

422.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Washington:

394.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Washington:

362.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Washington:

288.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Washington:

316.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2004
Washington:

241.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Washington:

314.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Washington:

298.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Washington:

146.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Washington:

121.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Washington:

108.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Washington:

60.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Washington:

87.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Washington:

97.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Washington:

116.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Washington:

140.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Washington:

123.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Washington:

196.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2004
Washington:

105.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Washington:

124.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Washington:

158.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Iowa average:

1.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Iowa average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Iowa average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Iowa average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Iowa average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Iowa average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Iowa average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Iowa average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Washington, IA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 52353.