Reported Annual Crime In Damascus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamascus/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)2,9962,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamascus/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.053.0101.9
Assault2n/a249.7110.2237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)250196373
Burglary2n/a249.7254.6491.4
Theft19n/a2,372.01,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a124.896.8220.2
Property crime22n/a (estimate)2,7471,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Damascus is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.21 daily crimes that occur in Damascus.
  • Damascus is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Damascus you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Damascus has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Damascus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Damascus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Damascus is 1 in 401
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damascus is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Damascus is 1 in 34

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

Damascus police department

ItemDamascusVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)58,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.13.23.3
There are a total of 5 Damascus police officers. This results in 6.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 89% greater than the Virginia average and 86.2% 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
Glade Spring, VA1,7920617617
Chilhowie, VA1,86557862919
Emory, VA1,326989311,029
Adwolf, VA1,630989321,029
Abingdon, VA8,1761232,1632,286
Damascus, VA7962502,7472,996

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Throckmorton, TX7965683,9024,470
Kreamer, PA7963672,1102,476
Pepin, WI79602,2562,256
Choctaw, LA7968285,1395,967
Mill Creek, WV7964482,6803,129
Damascus, VA7962502,7472,996
Source: The Damascus, 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.