Springfield, VA
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Springfield has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Springfield is 1 in 79. How does Springfield fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Springfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% of Virginia communities.

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

For Springfield, 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 Springfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1187, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Springfield; 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.

Springfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Springfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

27

378

405

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

11.79

12.64

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Springfield 0.84
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,187

in Springfield

1 in 511

in Virginia

Springfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 32,053
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
Springfield 11.79
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in Springfield

1 in 54

in Virginia

Springfield Property CRIMES

Population: 32,053
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

Springfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Springfield 51
Virginia 19