Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,570 (estimate)2,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a32.540.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.1102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a122.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)270 (estimate)218386
Burglaryn/an/an/a238.0468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a116.4236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,300 (estimate)1,8592,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Matoaca, VA2,1991169901,107
Prince George, VA2,0161211,0351,157
Enon, VA3,7521261,0761,202
Woodlake, VA7,2661601,3641,524
Fort Lee, VA4,7001801,5311,711
Brandermill, VA13,5702031,7331,936
Bon Air, VA16,8572432,0702,313
Chester, VA21,3552702,3002,570

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.04 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has increased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 371
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 39

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

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
Affton, MO21,3584942,6673,161
Roselle, NJ21,3481661,5091,675
Albertville, AL21,3631353,3503,484
Portsmouth, NH21,3661761,6941,869
Langley Park, MD21,3186903,3404,030
Chester, VA21,3552702,3002,570
Source: The Chester, 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.