Gloucester Courthouse, VA
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Gloucester Courthouse, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Gloucester Courthouse has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Gloucester Courthouse is 1 in 57. How does Gloucester Courthouse fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Gloucester Courthouse's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of Virginia communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Gloucester Courthouse'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 Gloucester Courthouse is one in 744.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Gloucester Courthouse; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gloucester Courthouse Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Gloucester Courthouse Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

48

52

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.34

16.14

17.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gloucester Courthouse 1.34
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 744

in Gloucester Courthouse

1 in 511

in Virginia

Gloucester Courthouse VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,974
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
Gloucester Courthouse 16.14
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Gloucester Courthouse

1 in 54

in Virginia

Gloucester Courthouse Property CRIMES

Population: 2,974
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

Gloucester Courthouse Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gloucester Courthouse 7
Virginia 19

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