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


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

Crime rate in Washington, MO

The 2022 crime rate in Washington, MO is 146 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 63.4% U.S. cities. The 2022 Washington crime rate fell by 49% compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Washington has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Washington, MO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Washington:

145.7
Union:

342.9
New Haven:

112.7
St. Clair:

494.3
Pacific:

143.8
Foristell:

217.1
Truesdale:

186.9
Wright City:

113.1
Warrenton:

196.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(13.8)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.2)
1
(7.1)
5
(35.5)
4
(28.4)
11
(78.8)
5
(35.6)
9
(63.9)
10
(70.1)
3
(19.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(13.8)
4
(28.6)
2
(14.3)
4
(28.4)
2
(14.4)
1
(7.1)
6
(42.8)
5
(35.5)
4
(28.4)
1
(7.2)
4
(28.4)
2
(14.2)
5
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(117.1)
16
(114.4)
15
(106.9)
14
(99.5)
13
(93.5)
10
(71.2)
24
(171.1)
18
(128.0)
35
(248.7)
22
(157.5)
28
(199.1)
39
(276.8)
49
(343.4)
21
(138.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(420.2)
47
(336.1)
56
(399.1)
77
(547.2)
52
(374.2)
64
(455.7)
48
(342.1)
46
(327.1)
37
(262.9)
35
(250.6)
38
(270.2)
38
(269.7)
19
(133.1)
25
(164.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
381
(2,625)
371
(2,653)
363
(2,587)
399
(2,836)
472
(3,396)
402
(2,863)
444
(3,165)
502
(3,569)
470
(3,340)
453
(3,244)
412
(2,929)
439
(3,115)
340
(2,383)
300
(1,977)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(103.3)
15
(107.3)
15
(106.9)
13
(92.4)
10
(72.0)
6
(42.7)
12
(85.5)
9
(64.0)
19
(135.0)
38
(272.1)
33
(234.6)
52
(369.0)
27
(189.2)
22
(145.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.9)
2
(14.3)
1
(7.1)
3
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.2)
4
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index181.2175.4171.3193.2196.6177.6210.1235.5243.8265.8231.7283.7283.0145.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Missouri as of July 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 613 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Washington:

89.0
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Washington:

287.3
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Washington:

209.3
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Washington:

149.3
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Washington:

161.1
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Washington:

167.0
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Washington:

117.3
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Washington:

114.0
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Washington:

53.4
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Washington:

61.2
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Washington:

71.1
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Washington:

67.7
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Washington:

78.7
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Washington:

79.2
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Washington:

107.7
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Washington:

89.8
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Washington:

100.3
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Washington:

85.1
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Washington:

153.5
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Washington:

174.1
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Washington:

265.0
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Washington:

235.7
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Washington:

253.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Washington:

239.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Washington:

253.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Washington:

239.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Washington:

240.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Washington:

255.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Washington:

265.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Washington:

225.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Washington:

216.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Washington:

230.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Washington:

213.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Washington:

171.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Washington:

142.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Washington:

169.6
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 31 (29 officers - 26 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Missouri average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 32 (29 officers - 27 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Missouri average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 33 (30 officers - 29 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Missouri average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (29 officers - 27 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Missouri average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 25 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Missouri average:

2.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 33 (30 officers - 27 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Missouri average:

2.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 30 (27 officers - 24 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Missouri average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 30 (27 officers - 25 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Missouri average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 26 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 26 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Missouri average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Missouri average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Missouri average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Missouri average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 31 (28 officers - 27 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Missouri average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 30 (27 officers - 25 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 30 (26 officers - 24 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Missouri average:

2.35

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

Zip codes: 63090.