Madison Heights, VA
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Madison Heights is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 60% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Madison Heights is one in 81. Compared to communities within Virginia, Madison Heights‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 50% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Madison Heights, 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 Madison Heights than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1242, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Madison Heights; 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.

Madison Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Madison Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

129

138

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.81

11.54

12.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madison Heights 0.81
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,242

in Madison Heights

1 in 511

in Virginia
Madison Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,177
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
Madison Heights 11.54
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Madison Heights

1 in 54

in Virginia
Madison Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 11,177
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

Madison Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madison Heights 7
Virginia 19

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