Henrico, VA
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The crime rate in Henrico is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Henrico is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Henrico is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Henrico has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Henrico'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 Henrico is one in 678.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Henrico's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Henrico 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 Henrico is one in 40.

Henrico Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Henrico Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

290

4,892

5,182

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.47

24.87

26.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Henrico 1.47
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 678

in Henrico

1 in 511

in Virginia
Henrico VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 196,724
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
Henrico 24.87
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Henrico

1 in 54

in Virginia
Henrico Property CRIMES
Population: 196,724
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

Henrico Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Henrico 34
Virginia 19