Reported Annual Crime In Purcellville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePurcellville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime56n/a (estimate)6062,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePurcellville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery1n/a10.853.0101.9
Assault4n/a43.3110.2237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)54196373
Burglary3n/a32.5254.6491.4
Theft48n/a519.81,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.096.8220.2
Property crime51n/a (estimate)5521,8672,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Purcellville, 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 71% lower than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 79% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Purcellville, VA shows a crime rate that is 72% lower than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 85% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Purcellville, VA is shown to be 70% lower than the Virginia average and 78% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Purcellville is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.66 daily crimes that occur in Purcellville.
  • Purcellville is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Purcellville you have a 1 in 165 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Purcellville has increased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Purcellville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Purcellville, VA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Virginia as well as national figures. In Purcellville, VA the total number of daily crimes is 3.40 times less than the Virginia average and 4.72 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Purcellville, VA are 3.61 times less than the Virginia average and 6.88 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Purcellville, VA has a daily crime rate that is 3.38 times less than the Virginia average and 4.50 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Purcellville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Purcellville, 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 Purcellville, VA to other cities in the state and across the country, Purcellville, VA is 85% safer than other cities of Virginia and 89% 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, Purcellville, VA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Purcellville, VA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Purcellville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Purcellville is 1 in 1847
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Purcellville is 1 in 182
The chance of being a victim of crime in Purcellville is 1 in 165
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Purcellville, VA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Purcellville, VA, then there is a 1 in 1847 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 182. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 165 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Purcellville, VA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Purcellville, VA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Purcellville, VA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 391% in Purcellville, VA, while property crimes in Purcellville, VA have increased by 22%. Crimes in total for Purcellville, VA have increased by 30% year over year.

Purcellville police department

ItemPurcellvilleVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)148,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.23.3
There are a total of 14 Purcellville police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.5% less than the Virginia average and 47.3% 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
Charles Town, WV5,46434413447
Bolivar, WV1,16265391456
Shannondale, WV3,29568406474
Loudoun Valley Estates, VA4,86051485536
Lovettsville, VA1,78557540597
Purcellville, VA8,35054552606

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Ripley, TN8,3501,1325,2096,341
Farmville, VA8,3501703,2693,439
Boulder Hill, IL8,3493952,0442,438
Commerce, TX8,3483892,2682,657
Rice Lake, WI8,3533492,2542,603
Purcellville, VA8,35054552606
Source: The Purcellville, 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.