Grottoes, VA
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Grottoes, VA crime analytics

The crime rate in Grottoes is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Grottoes is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Grottoes is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Grottoes has a crime rate that is higher than 92% 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 2,751, Grottoes has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Grottoes 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 Grottoes.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Grottoes 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 Grottoes.

For Grottoes, 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 Grottoes than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1376, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grottoes's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Grottoes 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 Grottoes is one in 28.

Grottoes Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Grottoes Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Grottoes 0.73
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,376

in Grottoes

1 in 511

in Virginia
Population: 2,751
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.36 0.00 0.36
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)

Grottoes 35.26
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Grottoes

1 in 54

in Virginia
Grottoes Property CRIMES
Population: 2,751
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 62 33 2
Rate per 1,000 22.54 12.00 0.73
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

Grottoes Crimes Per Square Mile

Grottoes 52
Virginia 19