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 3% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Bristol, VA has a violent crime rate that is 36% higher than the Virginia average and 29% lower than the national average. For property crime, Bristol, VA is 34% higher than the Virginia average and 1% higher than the national average.