Petersburg, Virginia 

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Crime in Petersburg, Virginia

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Petersburg violent crime is 35.9. (The US average is 22.7)
Petersburg property crime is 45.7. (The US average is 35.4)

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Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

  • Property Crime Index (US Avg: 43.5)
  • Violent Crime Index (US Avg: 41.4)
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  • Reviews for Petersburg    3 Reviews
    Distorted perception of crime - 7/20/2008
    Petersburg's crime statistics do not accurately reflect the true picture of our city. Unfortunately, cime is crime, but the lack of the most serious random acts of crime... Read More

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    Petersburg an exciting value for those who want to - 6/20/2007
    Though there are people who rent in petersburg who work in nearby richmond, the rental market is not yet prohibitive in richmond. The real value is for those who want... Read More

    Climate - 7/24/2006
    Climate is hot and humid in summer but spring and fall are generally quite nice. Winters are not bad either, it snows occasionally but there is still a lot of sunshine... Read More


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