Reported Annual Crime In Hampton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHampton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,856n/a (estimate)3,5612,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHampton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder16n/a11.74.64.9
Rape35n/a25.727.938.6
Robbery186n/a136.453.0101.9
Assault145n/a106.3110.2237.8
Violent crime382n/a (estimate)280196373
Burglary650n/a476.6254.6491.4
Theft3,476n/a2,548.71,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft348n/a255.296.8220.2
Property crime4,474n/a (estimate)3,2811,8672,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hampton, 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 73% higher than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 25% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hampton, VA shows a crime rate that is 43% higher than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 25% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hampton, VA is shown to be 76% higher than the Virginia average and 32% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hampton is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.76 daily crimes that occur in Hampton.
  • Hampton is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hampton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hampton has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Hampton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hampton, 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 Hampton, VA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Virginia state wide, are 1.73 times more than the state average and 1.25 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hampton, VA on a daily bases are 1.43 times more than than Virginia average and 1.33 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hampton, VA are 1.76 times more than the daily state average and 1.32 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hampton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Hampton, VA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Virginia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Hampton, VA to other cities in the state and across the country, Hampton, VA is 24% safer than other cities of Virginia and 33% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Virginia cities and all around the United States, Hampton, VA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Hampton, VA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hampton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hampton is 1 in 358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hampton is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hampton is 1 in 29
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hampton, VA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Hampton, VA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 358. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 31 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hampton, VA is 1 in 29.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hampton, 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 Hampton, VA has increased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Hampton, VA has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Hampton, VA has increased by 2% year to year.

Hampton police department

ItemHamptonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3778,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.23.3
There are a total of 377 Hampton police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.1% less than the Virginia average and 16.3% 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
Carrollton, VA4,6931131,0761,190
Poquoson, VA12,103921,1761,268
Smithfield, VA8,1592281,3441,571
Yorktown, VA1222011,9122,113
Benns Church, VA6173163,0113,327
Hampton, VA136,9042803,2813,561

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fullerton, CA137,9452762,7653,042
McAllen, TX135,0481083,2983,406
Orange, CA138,9801222,0612,183
Pasadena, CA139,0653022,6042,906
Warren, MI134,3985492,4202,969
Hampton, VA136,9042803,2813,561
Source: The Hampton, 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.