Reported Annual Crime In Danville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,998n/a (estimate)4,7332,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a14.24.64.9
Rape24n/a56.927.938.6
Robbery85n/a201.453.0101.9
Assault142n/a336.4110.2237.8
Violent crime257n/a (estimate)609196373
Burglary316n/a748.6254.6491.4
Theft1,350n/a3,198.31,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft75n/a177.796.8220.2
Property crime1,741n/a (estimate)4,1251,8672,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Danville, VA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 130% higher than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 66% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Danville, VA shows a crime rate that is 211% higher than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 63% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Danville, VA is shown to be 121% higher than the Virginia average and 66% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Danville is 66% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.97 daily crimes that occur in Danville.
  • Danville is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Danville you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Danville has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Danville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Danville, VA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Virginia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Danville, VA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Virginia state wide, are 2.30 times more than the state average and 1.66 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Danville, VA on a daily bases are 3.11 times more than than Virginia average and 1.63 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Danville, VA are 2.21 times more than the daily state average and 1.66 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Danville (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Virginia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Danville, VA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Danville, VA has been ranked safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Virginia. In addition, Danville, VA is safer than 13% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Virginia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Danville, VA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Danville, VA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Danville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Danville is 1 in 165
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Danville is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Danville is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Danville, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Danville, VA you have a 1 in 165 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Danville, VA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Danville, 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 Danville, VA has increased by 35% and the rate of property crime in Danville, VA has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Danville, VA has increased by 4% year to year.

Danville police department

ItemDanvilleVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1338,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.23.3
There are a total of 133 Danville police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.6% less than the Virginia average and 6% less 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
Mount Hermon, VA4,1641701,6181,788
Yanceyville, NC2,0252061,6311,837
Blairs, VA8572732,6022,875
Ruffin, NC3844073,2223,629
Milton, NC1714223,3463,768
Danville, VA42,7046094,1254,733

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Bell Gardens, CA42,7123161,8012,117
Fort Pierce, FL42,7449294,5155,444
Everett, MA42,7583361,9732,310
Fairfield, OH42,6432122,6152,828
Oakland Park, FL42,7955504,0264,575
Danville, VA42,7046094,1254,733
Source: The Danville, 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.