Reported Annual Crime In Forest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,917 (estimate)2,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a27.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.0101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a110.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)182 (estimate)196373
Burglaryn/an/an/a254.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,735 (estimate)1,8672,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Forest is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.25 daily crimes that occur in Forest.
  • Forest is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Forest (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest is 1 in 549
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest is 1 in 53

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

Forest police department

ItemForestVirginiaNational
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Amherst, VA2,6430455455
Lynchburg, VA77,6263392,1452,484
Timberlake, VA12,4782462,3452,592
Madison Heights, VA10,3592622,4972,760
Big Island, VA2892822,6832,965
Forest, VA9,9991821,7351,917

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waverly, IA9,9988761,4272,302
Sleepy Hollow, NY10,002145611756
Urbana, MD9,9902631,3351,598
Cameron, MO10,0084121,5851,996
Lambertville, MI9,9882631,1941,457
Forest, VA9,9991821,7351,917
Source: The Forest, 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.