Reported Annual Crime In Bristol

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristol/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime469n/a (estimate)2,7742,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristol/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.95.85.3
Rape9n/a53.232.540.4
Robbery7n/a41.457.1102.8
Assault20n/a118.3122.2248.5
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)219218386
Burglary56n/a331.2238.0468.9
Theft338n/a1,999.11,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft38n/a224.7116.4236.9
Property crime432n/a (estimate)2,5551,8592,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Bristol, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Bristol, 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 Bristol, VA crime rate is 34% higher than the Virginia average and is 2% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Bristol, VA has a violent crime rate that is 1% higher than the Virginia average and 43% lower than the national average. For property crime, Bristol, VA is 37% higher than the Virginia average and 4% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walnut Hill, TN2,3752471,1141,361
Blountville, TN2,4123031,3681,671
Bluff City, TN1,791581,9201,978
Abingdon, VA8,1761362,2092,344
Nickelsville, VA4233452,9463,291
Oak Grove, TN1786642,9953,659
Bristol, TN26,7055933,3763,969
Bristol, VA17,5952192,5552,774

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bristol is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.6 daily crimes that occur in Bristol.
  • Bristol is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bristol you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bristol has not changed.

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Compare Bristol, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bristol (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bristol, VA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Virginia and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bristol, VA are 1.34 times more than the Virginia average and 1.02 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bristol, VA are 1.01 times more than than Virginia and 1.77 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bristol, VA are 1.37 times more than than Virginia and 1.04 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bristol (higher is better)

How safe is Bristol, VA compared to other cities in Virginia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bristol, VA is safer than 34% of the cities in Virginia and 43% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Virginia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Bristol, VA. Overall, Bristol, VA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bristol

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bristol is 1 in 457
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bristol is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bristol is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bristol, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bristol, VA you have a 1 in 457 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bristol, VA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Bristol, VA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bristol, VA has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Bristol, VA has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Bristol, VA has not changed year to year.

Bristol police department

ItemBristolVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)738,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.23.3
There are a total of 73 Bristol police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.4% greater than the Virginia average and 24.5% greater 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Lynnwood, WA17,6023373,8954,232
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Beltsville, MD17,5805602,7113,271
Kirksville, MO17,5782343,2653,499
Secaucus, NJ17,6142002,0022,202
Bristol, VA17,5952192,5552,774
Source: The Bristol, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.