Reported Annual Crime In Christiansburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChristiansburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime556n/a (estimate)2,5262,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChristiansburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.54.64.9
Rape7n/a31.827.938.6
Robbery3n/a13.653.0101.9
Assault18n/a81.8110.2237.8
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)132196373
Burglary42n/a190.8254.6491.4
Theft475n/a2,158.41,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a45.496.8220.2
Property crime527n/a (estimate)2,3951,8672,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Christiansburg, VA. All reported Christiansburg, VA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Christiansburg, VA overall crime rate is 23% higher than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 12% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Christiansburg, VA, the rate is 33% lower than compared to the Virginia average, and 65% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Christiansburg, VA comes in at 28% higher than to the average seen in Virginia, and 4% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Christiansburg is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.92 daily crimes that occur in Christiansburg.
  • Christiansburg is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Christiansburg you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Christiansburg has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Christiansburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Christiansburg, 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 Christiansburg, VA are 1.23 times more than the Virginia average and 1.13 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Christiansburg, VA are 1.48 times less than than Virginia and 2.83 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Christiansburg, VA are 1.28 times more than than Virginia and 1.04 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Christiansburg (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Christiansburg, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Christiansburg, VA being safer than 48% of cities in Virginia and 55% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Virginia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Christiansburg, VA. In conclusion, Christiansburg, VA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Christiansburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Christiansburg is 1 in 759
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Christiansburg is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Christiansburg is 1 in 40
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Christiansburg, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Christiansburg, VA you have a 1 in 759 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Christiansburg, VA.

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

A good indicator of whether Christiansburg, VA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Christiansburg, VA has increased by 36%, while the property crime rate in Christiansburg, VA has increased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Christiansburg, VA has increased by 14% year over year.

Christiansburg police department

ItemChristiansburgVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)738,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.23.3
There are a total of 73 Christiansburg police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.7% greater than the Virginia average and 5.1% 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.

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
Plum Creek, VA1,3801101,0481,158
Christiansburg, VA21,4271322,3952,526

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sedalia, MO21,4297865,6206,405
Marquette, MI21,4302101,2811,491
North Laurel, MD21,4374412,2342,674
Arbutus, MD21,4045592,8313,390
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,3943022,5422,843
Christiansburg, VA21,4271322,3952,526
Source: The Christiansburg, 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.