Glen Allen, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Glen Allen has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glen Allen is 1 in 70. How does Glen Allen fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Glen Allen's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Virginia communities.

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

For Glen Allen, 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 Glen Allen than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1079, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Glen Allen's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Glen Allen 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 Glen Allen is one in 75.

Glen Allen Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Glen Allen Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

217

232

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.93

13.41

14.33

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.93
2.08
National Median: 4
    Glen Allen
    Virginia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,079

in Glen Allen

1 in 482

in Virginia

Glen Allen VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,187
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.41
14.5
National Median: 19
    Glen Allen
    Virginia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Glen Allen

1 in 69

in Virginia

Glen Allen Property CRIMES

Population: 16,187
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Glen Allen Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
26
16
National Median: 26.9
    Glen Allen
    Virginia