Reported Annual Crime In Franklin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFranklin/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime490n/a (estimate)5,7722,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFranklin/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a23.64.64.9
Rape10n/a117.827.938.6
Robbery3n/a35.353.0101.9
Assault18n/a212.0110.2237.8
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)389196373
Burglary39n/a459.4254.6491.4
Theft412n/a4,853.31,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a70.796.8220.2
Property crime457n/a (estimate)5,3831,8672,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Franklin, 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 180% higher than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 102% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Franklin, VA shows a crime rate that is 99% higher than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 4% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Franklin, VA is shown to be 188% higher than the Virginia average and 116% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Franklin is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.81 daily crimes that occur in Franklin.
  • Franklin is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Franklin you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Franklin has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Franklin (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Franklin, 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 Franklin, VA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Virginia state wide, are 2.80 times more than the state average and 2.02 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Franklin, VA on a daily bases are 1.99 times more than than Virginia average and 1.04 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Franklin, VA are 2.88 times more than the daily state average and 2.16 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Franklin (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Franklin, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Franklin, VA being safer than 6% of cities in Virginia and 16% 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 Franklin, VA. In conclusion, Franklin, VA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Franklin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Franklin is 1 in 258
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Franklin is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Franklin is 1 in 18
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Franklin, VA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Franklin, VA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 258. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 19 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Franklin, VA is 1 in 18.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Franklin, VA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Franklin, VA has increased by 20%, the amount of property crime in Franklin, VA has increased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Franklin, VA has increased by 18% year to year.

Franklin police department

ItemFranklinVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)388,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.43.23.3
There are a total of 38 Franklin police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36% greater than the Virginia average and 34% 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
Courtland, VA1,819979211,017
Windsor, VA2,6241509391,089
Boykins, VA68002,4122,412
Carrsville, VA2772372,2612,498
Sedley, VA5342562,4372,693
Franklin, VA8,5343895,3835,772

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fair Oaks, GA8,5334583,6634,121
Riverdale, UT8,5321856,5266,711
Westwego, LA8,5312692,9253,194
Marathon, FL8,5291901,1601,350
Chillicothe, MO8,5284521,7862,237
Franklin, VA8,5343895,3835,772
Source: The Franklin, 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.