Chesterfield, VA
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Chesterfield has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Chesterfield is 1 in 62. How does Chesterfield fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Chesterfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 30% of Virginia communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Chesterfield has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Chesterfield's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Chesterfield is one in 916.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Chesterfield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Chesterfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Chesterfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

70

968

1,038

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.09

15.09

16.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chesterfield 1.09
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 916

in Chesterfield

1 in 511

in Virginia
Chesterfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 64,142
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
Chesterfield 15.09
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Chesterfield

1 in 54

in Virginia
Chesterfield Property CRIMES
Population: 64,142
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

Chesterfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chesterfield 6
Virginia 19