Reported Annual Crime In Pennington Gap

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePennington Gap/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)2,4282,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePennington Gap/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.053.0101.9
Assault1n/a55.2110.2237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)55196373
Burglary7n/a386.3254.6491.4
Theft35n/a1,931.61,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a55.296.8220.2
Property crime43n/a (estimate)2,3731,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pennington Gap is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.65 daily crimes that occur in Pennington Gap.
  • Pennington Gap is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pennington Gap you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pennington Gap has decreased by 37%.

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Daily Crime In Pennington Gap (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pennington Gap

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pennington Gap is 1 in 1813
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pennington Gap is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pennington Gap is 1 in 42

Year Over Year Crime In Pennington Gap (per 100,000 people)

Pennington Gap police department

ItemPennington GapVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)68,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.23.3
There are a total of 6 Pennington Gap police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% greater than the Virginia average and 1.1% 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
Benham, KY533000
Jonesville, VA1,3030102102
Lynch, KY6960140140
Evarts, KY1,001108538646
Dryden, VA1,252999461,045
Pennington Gap, VA1,783552,3732,428

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shorewood Hills, WI1,783921,3761,468
Argos, IN1,7831771,1861,363
Elida, OH1,78399876975
Bethlehem Village, CT1,78373608681
West Unity, OH1,7831351,2001,335
Pennington Gap, VA1,783552,3732,428
Source: The Pennington Gap, 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.