Culpeper, VA
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Culpeper, VA crime analytics


The crime rate in Culpeper is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Culpeper is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Culpeper is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Culpeper has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Culpeper compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Culpeper with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Culpeper's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Culpeper's violent crime rate is 2 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 Culpeper is one in 605.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Culpeper's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Culpeper a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Culpeper is one in 47.

Culpeper Crime Data

 
Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Culpeper Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

376

405

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.65

21.42

23.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Culpeper 1.65
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 605

in Culpeper

1 in 511

in Virginia
Culpeper VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 7 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.40 1.08
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
Culpeper 21.42
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Culpeper

1 in 54

in Virginia
Culpeper Property CRIMES
Population: 17,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 329 13
Rate per 1,000 1.94 18.74 0.74
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

Culpeper Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Culpeper 60
Virginia 19