Reported Annual Crime In Norton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime258n/a (estimate)6,3912,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape7n/a173.427.938.6
Robbery3n/a74.353.0101.9
Assault4n/a99.1110.2237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)347196373
Burglary12n/a297.3254.6491.4
Theft230n/a5,697.31,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a49.596.8220.2
Property crime244n/a (estimate)6,0441,8672,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Norton, VA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 210% higher than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 123% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Norton, VA shows a crime rate that is 77% higher than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 7% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Norton, VA is shown to be 224% higher than the Virginia average and 143% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norton is 123% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.51 daily crimes that occur in Norton.
  • Norton is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Norton you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Norton has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Norton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Norton, VA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national scale. In Norton, VA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.10 times more than the Virginia average and 2.23 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Norton, VA is 1.77 times more than the Virginia average and 1.07 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Norton, VA has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.24 times more than the Virginia average and 2.43 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Norton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Norton, VA compared to other areas of Virginia, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Norton, VA safer than 3% when compared to other Virginia cities, and 13% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Virginia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Norton, VA. At this time, Norton, VA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norton is 1 in 289
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norton is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Norton is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Norton, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Norton, VA you have a 1 in 289 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 17 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Norton, VA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Norton, 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 Norton, VA has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Norton, VA has increased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Norton, VA has increased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Norton police department

ItemNortonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)258,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.13.23.3
There are a total of 25 Norton police officers. This results in 6.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 89.5% greater than the Virginia average and 86.7% 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
Whitesburg, KY1,83250100150
Wise, VA3,204961,4751,572
Appalachia, VA1,7322401,9182,158
Mayking, KY1582372,3582,595
Payne Gap, KY3722502,4902,740
Norton, VA4,0153476,0446,391

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Sherman, IL4,01665478543
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Castle Pines Village, CO4,01383686770
Goodview, MN4,0191741,9162,091
Vandalia, MO4,019951,0491,144
Norton, VA4,0153476,0446,391
Source: The Norton, 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.