Forest, VA
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Forest is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (82%) and also has a lower crime rate than 78% of the communities in Virginia, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Forest is one in 135 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

For Forest, 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 Forest than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1554, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Forest 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 Forest than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 148.

Forest Crime Data

 
Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Forest Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

63

69

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.64

6.76

7.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Forest 0.64
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,554

in Forest

1 in 511

in Virginia
Forest VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,324
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
Forest 6.76
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 148

in Forest

1 in 54

in Virginia
Forest Property CRIMES
Population: 9,324
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

Forest Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Forest 5
Virginia 19

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