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.

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