Virginia Beach, Virginia 

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Crime in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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

Virginia Beach violent crime is 10.5. (The US average is 22.7)
Virginia Beach property crime is 33.2. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft



Virginia Beach, VA Crime History

*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000209.72.522.410183.83751.15583002.5190.6
2001194.52.825.585.281.13542529.22797215.8
2002217.70.730.1101.185.83449.1522.62734.3192.2
2003211.25.527.192.885.83314.1486.52644.4183.2
2004226.43.431.1108.683.43042.5399.22471.6171.7
2005255.34.521.5139.3902988.5495.72324.1168.7
2006283.74.326153.1100.32903.2462.52306.3134.4
2007249.83.720.2127.398.62988.9495.22359.3134.4
2008240.23.216.8123.796.52904.2442.52313.9147.9
2009208.64.116103.684.83062.8468.42464.8129.5
2010188.13.212.696.875.53035.7493.52393.1149.1
2011175.13.413.59365.22737.4459.82176.1101.5
2012169.44.71372.878.92617.8351.42158.7107.7
20131623.831.167.559.72490.9312.22079.998.7
2014146.33.823.755.9632174.9232.81861.280.9
2015138.34.222.759.651.72205.6211.11898.496.1
2016154.54.628.358.762.92176.1190.91873112.1
2017137.63.122.459.952.21934.61661667.6101
2018117.11.61838.6591723.3129.51465.9127.9
2019129.46.717.643.661.51760.71181513.7128.9



Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Norfolk, VA545.73,461.5242,813162019
Chesapeake, VA456.32,273.5243,726172019
Portsmouth, VA945.85,861.293,991192019
Hampton, VA295.12,999.1133,173242019
Poquoson, VA189.7750.512,126292019



Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Raleigh, NC255.71,783.1477,8281602019
Durham, NC730.03,807.6280,2821692019
Greensboro, NC818.73,689.0298,0252172019
Newark, NJ619.01,641.0281,4222902019
Jersey City, NJ522.71,903.9266,5082912019


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





Reviews for Virginia Beach    95 Reviews

An okay place to reside - 1/3/2021
If you lived here prior to 2005, your experience in Virginia Beach is likely between good and wonderful. There are still pros to living here. Other reviews have... Read More

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Virginia Beach - 6/17/2019
I lived in the Hampton Roads area for 11 years while I was in the Navy. It was a bit of a culture shock, since I grew up in a small rural town in Maine with 900 people.... Read More

Great Place to Grow Up - 6/13/2018
I lived in the Kempsville area of VB growing up and loved it. There's no way to be bored when you have so many public and neighborhood parks, libraries, events,... Read More


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