Clifton, VA
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Clifton, 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

Clifton has an overall crime rate of 10 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 Clifton is 1 in 98. How does Clifton fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Clifton's crime rate is lower than approximately 40% of Virginia communities.

However, when you compare Clifton to other communities of similar population, then Clifton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Clifton does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Clifton has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Clifton's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Clifton 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 Clifton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 98.

Clifton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Clifton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

3

3

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

10.17

10.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Clifton 0.00
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Clifton

1 in 511

in Virginia

Clifton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 295
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
Clifton 10.17
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 98

in Clifton

1 in 54

in Virginia

Clifton Property CRIMES

Population: 295
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

Clifton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Clifton 12
Virginia 19