Bristow, VA
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Bristow, VA crime analytics


Bristow is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 65% 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 Bristow is one in 107 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.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bristow, and we found that the crime rate in Bristow is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bristow is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bristow 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 Bristow.

For Bristow, 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 Bristow than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1163, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bristow 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 Bristow than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 118.

Bristow Crime Data

 
Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Bristow Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

296

326

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

8.48

9.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bristow 0.86
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,163

in Bristow

1 in 511

in Virginia
Bristow VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 34,898
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
Bristow 8.48
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 118

in Bristow

1 in 54

in Virginia
Bristow Property CRIMES
Population: 34,898
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

Bristow Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bristow 16
Virginia 19