Reported Annual Crime In Abingdon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbingdon/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime186n/a (estimate)2,2862,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbingdon/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.34.64.9
Rape2n/a24.627.938.6
Robbery2n/a24.653.0101.9
Assault5n/a61.4110.2237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)123196373
Burglary27n/a331.8254.6491.4
Theft145n/a1,782.01,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a49.296.8220.2
Property crime176n/a (estimate)2,1631,8672,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Abingdon, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Abingdon, VA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Abingdon, VA crime rate is 11% higher than the Virginia average and is 20% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Abingdon, VA has a violent crime rate that is 37% lower than the Virginia average and 67% lower than the national average. For property crime, Abingdon, VA is 16% higher than the Virginia average and 13% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Abingdon is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.26 daily crimes that occur in Abingdon.
  • Abingdon is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Abingdon you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Abingdon has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Abingdon (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Abingdon, VA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Virginia as well as those across America as a whole. The Abingdon, VA total amount of daily offenses is 1.11 times more than the Virginia average and 1.25 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Abingdon, VA is 1.59 times less than the Virginia average, and it is 3.03 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Abingdon, VA has a daily crime figure that is 1.16 times more than the Virginia average and 1.15 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Abingdon (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Abingdon, VA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Virginia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Abingdon, VA to other cities in the state and across the country, Abingdon, VA is 53% safer than other cities of Virginia and 59% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Virginia cities and all around the United States, Abingdon, VA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Abingdon, VA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abingdon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abingdon is 1 in 814
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abingdon is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Abingdon is 1 in 44
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Abingdon, VA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Abingdon, VA, you have a 1 in 814 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Abingdon, VA is 1 in 44.

Year Over Year Crime In Abingdon (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Abingdon, VA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Abingdon, VA has decreased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Abingdon, VA has increased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Abingdon, VA has increased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Abingdon police department

ItemAbingdonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)278,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.23.3
There are a total of 27 Abingdon police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.4% greater than the Virginia average and 0.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glade Spring, VA1,7920617617
Emory, VA1,326989311,029
Saltville, VA2,37401,5731,573
Bristol, VA17,5952652,5042,769
Damascus, VA7962502,7472,996
Abingdon, VA8,1761232,1632,286

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Pleasant Hill, MO8,173361,1471,184
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New Albany, OH8,169521,3651,418
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,1841081,3141,422
Croton-on-Hudson, NY8,168133563696
Abingdon, VA8,1761232,1632,286
Source: The Abingdon, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.