Richmond, VA Crime


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

Richmond violent crime is 24.6. (The US average is 22.7)
Richmond property crime is 55.9. (The US average is 35.4)

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 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Richmond, VA Crime History
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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
20011367.235.858.3712561.17698.11465.34707.71525.1
20021278.737.857.9632.5550.57554.51455.44870.51228.7
20031237.246.549587.1554.61408.21355.7
20041372.947.351.4682.9591.46655.41388.64058.61208.1
20051221.44341612.5524.96605.21295.14182.91127.2
20061042.938.838.8504.3460.95156.711673245.1744.5
2007957.826.627.6507.3396.34675968.33032.6674.2
2008795.315.526.5390.1363.14080.78952669.9515.8
2009802.518.217.2418.2348.94108.1765.12864.7478.3
2010731.519.919.4357335.14161.18662874.4420.6
201169117.421.3327.1325.24184.3912.62822.6449.1
2012648.720.218.3304.6305.64380.7976.92953.8450
2013623.517.420.2293.2292.74089.6853.72795.2440.7
2014578.618.918262.5279.13869.9777.42753.9338.6
2015515.819.527.2221.5247.73916.6726.92794.8394.9
2018517.622.633.5186.1275.33830.3487.52834.8508
2019462.923.819.5166.9252.73499.5427.42702370.1

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Ashland, VA240.01,996.07,336162019
Hopewell, VA333.92,137.022,829192019
Colonial Heights, VA399.04,046.517,619192019
Petersburg, VA748.23,306.432,682232019
Bowling Green, VA0.00.01,130362019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Newport News, VA595.52,528.8185,622612019
Hampton, VA295.12,999.1139,078732019
Norfolk, VA545.73,461.5245,303792019
Chesapeake, VA456.32,273.5227,531872019
Alexandria, VA177.51,551.2145,892912019

   Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

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Over 2 years ago

Lived here for a year and it’s not perfect but it’s constantly improving now (areas redevloped, more businesses, job growth). Cost of living is great compared to  More

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Over 3 years ago

We love Richmond so much that when we talk about where we'd like to live if we could live anywhere in the US, we always come back to RVA. We live in the city proper  More

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Over 3 years ago

I'm an out-of-towner but am coming up on 1 year in Richmond. I would summarize it this way: the best thing and the worst thing about Richmond is its location. I'll  More

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