Waverly, VA
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Waverly, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Waverly is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Waverly is one in 83. Compared to communities within Virginia, Waverly‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 51% of the state's cities and towns.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Waverly 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 Waverly; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 518. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Waverly 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 Waverly than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 99.

Waverly Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Waverly Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

21

25

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.93

10.13

12.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Waverly 1.93
Virginia 1.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 518

in Waverly

1 in 511

in Virginia

Waverly VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,073
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.93

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
Waverly 10.13
Virginia 18.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Waverly

1 in 54

in Virginia

Waverly Property CRIMES

Population: 2,073
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 17 0
Rate per 1,000 1.93 8.20 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

Waverly Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Waverly 8
Virginia 19

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