Here Are The 7 Most Dangerous Places In Washington DC After Dark

Washington DC has a reputation for not being a very safe city. According to, Washington has one of the highest crime rates in America with a crime rate of 60 per one thousand residents. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime is in one in 17. But given that Washington DC is one of the most expensive cities to live and is home to many of the top politicians and elite, it’s clear that there are safe places and not-so-safe safe places. And the question is where are the most dangerous places in Washington DC? We dove into some data to find out.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you want to find the safer, nicer spots in Washington, visit the seven most beautiful neighborhoods in Washington DC!