Hillsville, VA
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The crime rate in Hillsville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Hillsville is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Hillsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Hillsville has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Hillsville, 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 Hillsville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1339, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hillsville's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Hillsville 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 Hillsville is one in 38.

Hillsville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Hillsville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

70

72

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.75

26.15

26.90

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hillsville 0.75
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,339

in Hillsville

1 in 511

in Virginia
Hillsville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,677
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.75 0.00 0.00
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
Hillsville 26.15
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Hillsville

1 in 54

in Virginia
Hillsville Property CRIMES
Population: 2,677
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 58 5
Rate per 1,000 2.61 21.67 1.87
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

Hillsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hillsville 8
Virginia 19

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