Reported Annual Crime In Blacksburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlacksburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,633 (estimate)2,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlacksburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a27.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.0101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a110.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)250 (estimate)196373
Burglaryn/an/an/a254.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,382 (estimate)1,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blacksburg is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.21 daily crimes that occur in Blacksburg.
  • Blacksburg is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Blacksburg you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Blacksburg has increased by 171%.

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Daily Crime In Blacksburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blacksburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blacksburg is 1 in 400
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blacksburg is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Blacksburg is 1 in 38

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

Blacksburg police department

ItemBlacksburgVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)788,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.23.3
There are a total of 78 Blacksburg police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.7% less than the Virginia average and 44.6% 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
Prices Fork, VA1,66388840928
Fairlawn, VA2,476969161,012
Merrimac, VA1,989979211,018
Belview, VA1,1891049881,092
Shawsville, VA1,2051101,0481,158
Blacksburg, VA43,2042502,3822,633

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jefferson City, MO43,1843763,1953,571
Freeport, NY43,1684111,7372,148
Haltom City, TX43,2592873,0633,349
El Centro, CA43,2683726,0576,429
Belleville, IL43,2965603,9314,491
Blacksburg, VA43,2042502,3822,633
Source: The Blacksburg, 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.