Powhatan, VA
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Powhatan, VA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Powhatan is safer than 79% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Virginia, only on the order of 26% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Powhatan. If you live in Powhatan, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 126. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Powhatan, and we found that the crime rate in Powhatan is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Powhatan is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Powhatan, 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 Powhatan than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2526, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Powhatan is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Powhatan than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 132.

Powhatan Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Powhatan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

191

201

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.40

7.56

7.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Powhatan 0.40
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,526

in Powhatan

1 in 511

in Virginia

Powhatan VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,259
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
Powhatan 7.56
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 132

in Powhatan

1 in 54

in Virginia

Powhatan Property CRIMES

Population: 25,259
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

Powhatan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Powhatan 1
Virginia 19