Reported Annual Crime In Hopewell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHopewell/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime734n/a (estimate)3,3322,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHopewell/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a13.64.64.9
Rape8n/a36.327.938.6
Robbery21n/a95.353.0101.9
Assault48n/a217.9110.2237.8
Violent crime80n/a (estimate)363196373
Burglary138n/a626.5254.6491.4
Theft475n/a2,156.41,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a186.196.8220.2
Property crime654n/a (estimate)2,9691,8672,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Hopewell, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Hopewell, VA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Hopewell, VA crime rate is 62% higher than the Virginia average and is 17% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Hopewell, VA has a violent crime rate that is 86% higher than the Virginia average and 3% lower than the national average. For property crime, Hopewell, VA is 59% higher than the Virginia average and 19% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hopewell is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.13 daily crimes that occur in Hopewell.
  • Hopewell is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hopewell you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hopewell has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Hopewell (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Hopewell, VA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Virginia as well as national figures. In Hopewell, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the Virginia average and 1.17 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Hopewell, VA are 1.86 times more than the Virginia average and 1.03 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Hopewell, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times more than the Virginia average and 1.19 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Hopewell (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hopewell, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hopewell, VA being safer than 19% of cities in Virginia and 29% 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 Hopewell, VA. In conclusion, Hopewell, VA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hopewell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hopewell is 1 in 276
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hopewell is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hopewell is 1 in 31
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Hopewell, VA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Hopewell, VA, then there is a 1 in 276 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 31 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Hopewell, VA.

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

Determining whether Hopewell, 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. Hopewell, VA has decreased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Hopewell, VA has decreased by 2% in the same time frame.

Hopewell police department

ItemHopewellVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)788,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.23.3
There are a total of 78 Hopewell police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.1% greater than the Virginia average and 4.6% 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
Charles City, VA1501019581,059
Matoaca, VA2,1991049941,099
Prince George, VA2,0161091,0391,148
Enon, VA3,7521131,0801,193
Fort Lee, VA4,7001611,5371,699
Hopewell, VA22,3753632,9693,332

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Willoughby, OH22,3611202,1602,281
Hastings, MN22,3551902,4982,687
Silver Firs, WA22,3982232,7222,945
Hudson, OH22,35127436462
Candler-McAfee, GA22,3455384,3034,842
Hopewell, VA22,3753632,9693,332
Source: The Hopewell, 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.