Purcellville, VA
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Purcellville, VA crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Purcellville is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 87% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Purcellville is one in 165. Compared to communities within Virginia, Purcellville‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 86% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Purcellville, and we found that the crime rate in Purcellville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Purcellville 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 Purcellville 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 Purcellville.

For Purcellville, 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 Purcellville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1846, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Purcellville 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 Purcellville than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 181.

Purcellville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

87

(100 is safest)


Safer than 87% of U.S. Cities

Purcellville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

51

56

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

5.52

6.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Purcellville 0.54
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,846

in Purcellville

1 in 511

in Virginia
Purcellville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,232
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.43
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
Purcellville 5.52
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 181

in Purcellville

1 in 54

in Virginia
Purcellville Property CRIMES
Population: 9,232
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 48 0
Rate per 1,000 0.32 5.20 0.00
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

Purcellville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Purcellville 18
Virginia 19