Blue Ridge, VA
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Blue Ridge, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Blue Ridge is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (80%) and also has a lower crime rate than 74% of the communities in Virginia, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Blue Ridge is one in 128 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Blue Ridge has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Blue Ridge is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Blue Ridge does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Blue Ridge.

For Blue Ridge, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Blue Ridge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3082, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Blue Ridge is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Blue Ridge than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 134.

Blue Ridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

Blue Ridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

23

24

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.32

7.46

7.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blue Ridge 0.32
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,082

in Blue Ridge

1 in 511

in Virginia

Blue Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,082
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blue Ridge 7.46
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 134

in Blue Ridge

1 in 54

in Virginia

Blue Ridge Property CRIMES

Population: 3,082
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Blue Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Blue Ridge 4
Virginia 19

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