Reported Annual Crime In Laurel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaurel/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,636 (estimate)2,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaurel/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)251 (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)2,385 (estimate)1,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Laurel is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.22 daily crimes that occur in Laurel.
  • Laurel is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Laurel you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Laurel has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Laurel (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laurel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laurel is 1 in 400
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laurel is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Laurel is 1 in 38

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

Laurel police department

ItemLaurelVirginiaNational
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
Wyndham, VA10,10175711786
Short Pump, VA27,0341131,0771,190
Woodlake, VA7,2661441,3691,513
Innsbrook, VA7,7491451,3831,528
Chamberlayne, VA5,8671681,5971,765
Laurel, VA16,1232512,3852,636

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sartell, MN16,123602,0362,096
Southchase, FL16,1314862,9603,446
Centerville, UT16,1041342,8432,977
Terrell, TX16,1466333,7224,356
Kingsland, GA16,1474063,2453,651
Laurel, VA16,1232512,3852,636
Source: The Laurel, 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.