Reported Annual Crime In Martinsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartinsville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime466n/a (estimate)3,4102,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartinsville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.34.64.9
Rape4n/a29.327.938.6
Robbery8n/a58.553.0101.9
Assault38n/a278.0110.2237.8
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)373196373
Burglary60n/a439.0254.6491.4
Theft341n/a2,495.11,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a102.496.8220.2
Property crime415n/a (estimate)3,0371,8672,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Martinsville, VA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Martinsville, VA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Martinsville, VA averages 65% higher than the rest of Virginia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 19% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Martinsville, VA is 91% higher than the average rate of crime in Virginia and equal to the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 63% higher than the remainder of the state of Virginia and 22% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Martinsville, VA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Martinsville is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.34 daily crimes that occur in Martinsville.
  • Martinsville is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Martinsville you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Martinsville has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Martinsville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Martinsville, VA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national level. In Martinsville, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times more than the Virginia average and 1.19 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Martinsville, VA is 1.91 times more than the Virginia average and 1.00 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Martinsville, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times more than the Virginia average and 1.22 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Martinsville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Martinsville, 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 Martinsville, VA to other cities in the state and across the country, Martinsville, VA is 17% safer than other cities of Virginia and 28% 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, Martinsville, VA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Martinsville, VA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Martinsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Martinsville is 1 in 268
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Martinsville is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Martinsville is 1 in 30
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Martinsville, VA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Martinsville, VA, you have a 1 in 268 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Martinsville, VA is 1 in 30.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Martinsville, VA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Martinsville, VA has increased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Martinsville, VA has increased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Martinsville, VA has increased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Martinsville police department

ItemMartinsvilleVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)578,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.23.23.3
There are a total of 57 Martinsville police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% greater than the Virginia average and 27.3% 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
Chatmoss, VA1,53572690762
Horse Pasture, VA1,9251009511,051
Stanleytown, VA1,2071009561,057
Bassett, VA1,1391101,0481,158
Stoneville, NC1,1771671,3241,491
Martinsville, VA13,7453733,0373,410

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rendon, TX13,7432871,9702,256
Levelland, TX13,7358313,7884,619
Oldsmar, FL13,7301503,5033,653
Crowley, TX13,7622262,2112,438
Worthington, OH13,7271119861,097
Martinsville, VA13,7453733,0373,410
Source: The Martinsville, 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.