Tappahannock, VA
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Tappahannock, VA crime analytics

With a crime rate of 52 per one thousand residents, Tappahannock has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Virginia, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Tappahannock.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,387, Tappahannock has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Tappahannock does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Tappahannock.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Tappahannock 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 Tappahannock; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 341. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Tappahannock is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Tappahannock, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 49 per one thousand population.

Tappahannock Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Tappahannock Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Tappahannock 2.93
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 341

in Tappahannock

1 in 511

in Virginia
Population: 2,387
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.84 0.42 1.68
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)

Tappahannock 49.02
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Tappahannock

1 in 54

in Virginia
Tappahannock Property CRIMES
Population: 2,387
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 104 1
Rate per 1,000 5.03 43.57 0.42
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

Tappahannock Crimes Per Square Mile

Tappahannock 46
Virginia 19

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