Orange, VA
Crime Rates

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Orange, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Orange has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Orange is 1 in 86. How does Orange fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Orange's crime rate is lower than approximately 43% of Virginia communities.

How does the crime rate in Orange compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Orange with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Orange's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Orange occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Orange; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 505. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Orange; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Orange Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Orange Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Orange 1.98
Virginia 2.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 505

in Orange

1 in 500

in Virginia


Population: 5,049
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.40 0.00 1.58


Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Orange 9.70
Virginia 16.66

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 103

in Orange

1 in 60

in Virginia

Orange Property CRIMES

Population: 5,049
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 36 4
Rate per 1,000 1.78 7.13 0.79

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Orange Crimes Per Square Mile

Orange 18
Virginia 18

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Zip Codes in Orange, VA