Sterling, VA
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Sterling, VA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Sterling is safer than 70% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Virginia, only on the order of 40% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sterling. If you live in Sterling, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 98. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Sterling, 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 Sterling than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1116, 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 Sterling 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 Sterling than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 108.

Sterling Crime Data

 

Crime Index

70

(100 is safest)


Safer than 70% of U.S. Cities

Sterling Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

300

329

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.90

9.27

10.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sterling 0.90
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,116

in Sterling

1 in 511

in Virginia

Sterling VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 32,354
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
Sterling 9.27
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 108

in Sterling

1 in 54

in Virginia

Sterling Property CRIMES

Population: 32,354
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

Sterling Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sterling 60
Virginia 19