Fort Myer, VA
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Fort Myer, VA crime analytics


The crime rate in Fort Myer is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Fort Myer is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Fort Myer is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Fort Myer has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 715, Fort Myer has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Fort Myer does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Fort Myer.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fort Myer 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 Fort Myer.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Fort Myer's violent crime rate is 1 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 Fort Myer is one in 715.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fort Myer's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Fort Myer 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 Fort Myer is one in 45.

Fort Myer Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Fort Myer Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

16

17

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

22.38

23.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Myer 1.40
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 715

in Fort Myer

1 in 511

in Virginia
Fort Myer VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 715
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
Fort Myer 22.38
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Fort Myer

1 in 54

in Virginia
Fort Myer Property CRIMES
Population: 715
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

Fort Myer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Myer 7
Virginia 19