Reported Annual Crime In Lafayette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,140 (estimate)2,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/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)299 (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)2,842 (estimate)1,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lafayette is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.6 daily crimes that occur in Lafayette.
  • Lafayette is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lafayette you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lafayette has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Lafayette (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lafayette

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lafayette is 1 in 335
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lafayette is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette is 1 in 32

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

Lafayette police department

ItemLafayetteVirginiaNational
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
Prices Fork, VA1,66388840928
Merrimac, VA1,989979211,018
Shawsville, VA1,2051101,0481,158
Elliston, VA1,2191101,0481,158
Riner, VA7661971,8732,069
Lafayette, VA6062992,8423,140

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jasper, AR6066554,0894,744
Binger, OK6065874,0144,601
Algoma, MS6063233,3203,644
Glenville, MN6063443,1493,494
Bulls Gap, TN6068183,9244,742
Lafayette, VA6062992,8423,140
Source: The Lafayette, 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.