Reported Annual Crime In Falls Church

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFalls Church/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime263n/a (estimate)1,8962,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFalls Church/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape2n/a14.427.938.6
Robbery11n/a79.353.0101.9
Assault7n/a50.5110.2237.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)144196373
Burglary19n/a137.0254.6491.4
Theft213n/a1,535.71,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a79.396.8220.2
Property crime243n/a (estimate)1,7521,8672,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Falls Church, VA. All reported Falls Church, 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 Falls Church, VA overall crime rate is 8% lower than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 34% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Falls Church, VA, the rate is 26% lower than compared to the Virginia average, and 61% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Falls Church, VA comes in at 6% lower than to the average seen in Virginia, and 30% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Falls Church is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.2 daily crimes that occur in Falls Church.
  • Falls Church is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Falls Church you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Falls Church has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Falls Church (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Falls Church, VA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Virginia as well as national figures. In Falls Church, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times less than the Virginia average and 1.51 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Falls Church, VA are 1.36 times less than the Virginia average and 2.58 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Falls Church, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the Virginia average and 1.42 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Falls Church (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Falls Church, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Falls Church, VA being safer than 56% of cities in Virginia and 61% 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 Falls Church, VA. In conclusion, Falls Church, VA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Falls Church

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Falls Church is 1 in 694
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Falls Church is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Falls Church is 1 in 53
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Falls Church, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Falls Church, VA you have a 1 in 694 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 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Falls Church, VA.

Year Over Year Crime In Falls Church (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Falls Church, VA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Falls Church, VA has increased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Falls Church, VA has increased by 10% in the same time frame.

Falls Church police department

ItemFalls ChurchVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)408,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.23.3
There are a total of 40 Falls Church police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% less than the Virginia average and 5% 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
Occoquan, VA861000
Brentwood, MD3,10731281312
Garrett Park, MD1,09064325389
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Kensington, MD1,90964325389
Falls Church, VA13,0741441,7521,896

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Source: The Falls Church, 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.