Yorktown, VA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Yorktown is safer than 76% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Virginia, only on the order of 21% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Yorktown. If you live in Yorktown, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 99. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Yorktown has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Yorktown's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Yorktown; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Yorktown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Yorktown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

2

2

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

10.10

10.10

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.0
2.08
National Median: 4
    Yorktown
    Virginia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Yorktown

1 in 481

in Virginia

Yorktown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 198
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
10.1
16.43
National Median: 21
    Yorktown
    Virginia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Yorktown

1 in 61

in Virginia

Yorktown Property CRIMES

Population: 198
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Yorktown Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
18
National Median: 28.3
    Yorktown
    Virginia