Front Royal, VA
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The crime rate in Front Royal is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Front Royal is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Front Royal is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Front Royal has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Front Royal to other communities of similar population, then Front Royal crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Front Royal 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 Front Royal 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 Front Royal.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Front Royal occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Front Royal; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 486. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Front Royal's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Front Royal 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 Front Royal is one in 39.

Front Royal Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Front Royal Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

384

415

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.06

25.48

27.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Front Royal 2.06
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 486

in Front Royal

1 in 511

in Virginia
Front Royal VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,070
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 4 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.86 0.27 0.93
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
Front Royal 25.48
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Front Royal

1 in 54

in Virginia
Front Royal Property CRIMES
Population: 15,070
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 327 20
Rate per 1,000 2.46 21.70 1.33
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

Front Royal Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Front Royal 44
Virginia 19