Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA
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Spotsylvania Courthouse has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Spotsylvania Courthouse is 1 in 69. How does Spotsylvania Courthouse fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Spotsylvania Courthouse's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Virginia communities.

How does the crime rate in Spotsylvania Courthouse compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Spotsylvania Courthouse with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Spotsylvania Courthouse'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 Spotsylvania Courthouse 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 Spotsylvania Courthouse.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Spotsylvania Courthouse 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 Spotsylvania Courthouse; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 497. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Spotsylvania Courthouse; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Spotsylvania Courthouse Crime Data

 

Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

Spotsylvania Courthouse Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

56

65

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.01

12.52

14.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Spotsylvania Courthouse 2.01
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 497

in Spotsylvania Courthouse

1 in 511

in Virginia

Spotsylvania Courthouse VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,474
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
Spotsylvania Courthouse 12.52
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Spotsylvania Courthouse

1 in 54

in Virginia

Spotsylvania Courthouse Property CRIMES

Population: 4,474
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

Spotsylvania Courthouse Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Spotsylvania Courthouse 6
Virginia 19