Reported Annual Crime In Luray

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLuray/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122n/a (estimate)2,5202,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLuray/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery2n/a41.353.0101.9
Assault1n/a20.7110.2237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)62196373
Burglary15n/a309.8254.6491.4
Theft102n/a2,106.61,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a41.396.8220.2
Property crime119n/a (estimate)2,4581,8672,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Luray, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Luray, 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 Luray, VA crime rate is 22% higher than the Virginia average and is 12% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Luray, VA has a violent crime rate that is 68% lower than the Virginia average and 83% lower than the national average. For property crime, Luray, VA is 32% higher than the Virginia average and 1% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Luray is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.9 daily crimes that occur in Luray.
  • Luray is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Luray you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Luray has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Luray (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Luray, VA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national scale. In Luray, VA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.22 times more than the Virginia average and 1.13 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Luray, VA is 3.16 times less than the Virginia average and 6.01 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Luray, VA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Virginia average and 1.01 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Luray (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Virginia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Luray, VA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Luray, VA has been ranked safer than 57% of other cities in the state of Virginia. In addition, Luray, VA is safer than 62% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Virginia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Luray, VA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Luray, VA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Luray

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Luray is 1 in 1614
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Luray is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Luray is 1 in 40
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Luray, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Luray, VA you have a 1 in 1614 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Luray, VA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Luray, VA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Luray, VA has decreased by 67% and the rate of property crime in Luray, VA has increased by 9%. The total crime rate in Luray, VA has increased by 4% year to year.

Luray police department

ItemLurayVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)138,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.23.3
There are a total of 13 Luray police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.1% less than the Virginia average and 19.3% 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
Edinburg, VA1,28293890983
New Market, VA2,294451,0401,085
Mount Jackson, VA2,051491,2221,271
Shenandoah, VA2,134431,3201,363
Stanley, VA1,87601,6271,627
Luray, VA4,864622,4582,520

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Manheim, PA4,8645342,9773,511
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Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA4,8662721,6711,943
Loudoun Valley Estates, VA4,86051485536
Cicero, IN4,8702091,3981,607
Luray, VA4,864622,4582,520
Source: The Luray, 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.