Lorton, VA
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Lorton has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Lorton is 1 in 79. How does Lorton fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Lorton's crime rate is lower than approximately 48% of Virginia communities.

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

For Lorton, 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 Lorton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1505, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lorton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Lorton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Lorton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

234

247

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.66

11.96

12.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lorton 0.66
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,505

in Lorton

1 in 511

in Virginia
Lorton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,568
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
Lorton 11.96
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Lorton

1 in 54

in Virginia
Lorton Property CRIMES
Population: 19,568
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

Lorton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lorton 46
Virginia 19