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Crime in Virginia

Crime in Virginia State is significantly lower than the US average. According to recent data, Virginia's violent crime rate is 14.4 compared to the US average of 22.7, and its property crime rate is 28.1 compared to the US average of 35.4. This means that Virginians are much less likely to experience violent or property crime than Americans in general. Although Virginia does have an above-average rate of property crime, it is still much lower than the national average, making it a relatively safe place to live.

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

Virginia violent crime is 14.4. (The US average is 22.7)
Virginia property crime is 28.1. (The US average is 35.4)

 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft

Farmville, VA Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Farmville, VA395.92,132.88,297182019
Burkeville, VA0.02,487.6425272018
Crewe, VA419.02,001.92,354292019
Charlottesville, VA324.02,319.840,840342019
Amherst, VA137.7642.52,242372019
Louisa, VA58.12,556.71,484382019

Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Washington, DC977.14,245.8693,9721192019
Baltimore, MD1,858.74,311.2644,5541542019
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC739.43,925.8604,9312122019
Philadelphia, PA908.73,096.91,518,3022432018
Columbus, OH503.43,308.0772,9743002019
New York, NY570.71,459.68,566,9173202019

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

Reviews for Virginia    72 Reviews

NO JOBS - 12/31/2017
Virginia is a lovely place to live and raise a family. But, there are no jobs here and it is a very unfriendly state. Housing cost is on the rise and incomes are on a... Read More

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Beautiful state is being ruined - 12/24/2017
Overpriced housing. Too much development. Not that many good jobs in Northern Virginia. Terrible traffic. Huge ugly data centers being built on every vacant plot of... Read More

Lynchburg - 1/31/2016
It is a great small town. I am not a big fan of Virginia's state government... Read More

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