Wytheville, VA
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The crime rate in Wytheville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Wytheville is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Wytheville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Wytheville has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Wytheville to other communities of similar population, then Wytheville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Wytheville does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Wytheville 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 Wytheville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 507. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wytheville's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Wytheville a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Wytheville is one in 37.

Wytheville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Wytheville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

221

237

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.97

27.23

29.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wytheville 1.97
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 507

in Wytheville

1 in 511

in Virginia
Wytheville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,115
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.12 1.48
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
Wytheville 27.23
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Wytheville

1 in 54

in Virginia
Wytheville Property CRIMES
Population: 8,115
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 193 7
Rate per 1,000 2.59 23.78 0.86
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

Wytheville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wytheville 16
Virginia 19

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