Chesterfield, VA
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Chesterfield, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Chesterfield has an overall crime rate of 14 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 72. How does Chesterfield fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Chesterfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% 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.

For Chesterfield, 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 Chesterfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1129, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Chesterfield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 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

59

860

919

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.89

12.91

13.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chesterfield 0.89
Virginia 2.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,129

in Chesterfield

1 in 500

in Virginia

Chesterfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 66,601
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chesterfield 12.91
Virginia 16.66

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 77

in Chesterfield

1 in 60

in Virginia

Chesterfield Property CRIMES

Population: 66,601
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Chesterfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chesterfield 5
Virginia 18