Centreville, VA
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Centreville, 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

Centreville has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Centreville is 1 in 78. How does Centreville fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Centreville's crime rate is lower than approximately 46% of Virginia communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Centreville, and we found that the crime rate in Centreville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Centreville 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 Centreville 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 Centreville.

For Centreville, 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 Centreville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1700, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Centreville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Centreville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Centreville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44

909

953

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.59

12.15

12.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Centreville 0.59
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,700

in Centreville

1 in 511

in Virginia

Centreville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 74,797
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
Centreville 12.15
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 82

in Centreville

1 in 54

in Virginia

Centreville Property CRIMES

Population: 74,797
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

Centreville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Centreville 79
Virginia 19