Virginia
Crime




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Crime Rates for Virginia

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

Virginia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16,399

156,470

172,869

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.96

18.67

20.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 511

in Virginia

Virginia VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,382,993
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 383 2,340 4,441 9,235
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.28 0.53 1.10

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
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Virginia

Virginia Property CRIMES

Population: 8,382,993
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21,340 127,019 8,111
Rate per 1,000 2.55 15.15 0.97

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Virginia 19