Reported Annual Crime In Richlands

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichlands/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime137n/a (estimate)2,4802,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichlands/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a18.14.64.9
Rape4n/a72.427.938.6
Robbery3n/a54.353.0101.9
Assault2n/a36.2110.2237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)181196373
Burglary17n/a307.7254.6491.4
Theft106n/a1,918.61,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a72.496.8220.2
Property crime127n/a (estimate)2,2991,8672,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Richlands, VA. All reported Richlands, VA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Richlands, VA overall crime rate is 20% higher than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 13% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Richlands, VA, the rate is 7% lower than compared to the Virginia average, and 51% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Richlands, VA comes in at 23% higher than to the average seen in Virginia, and 8% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richlands is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.79 daily crimes that occur in Richlands.
  • Richlands is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richlands you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richlands has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Richlands (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Richlands, VA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Virginia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Richlands, VA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Virginia state wide, are 1.20 times more than the state average and 1.15 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Richlands, VA on a daily bases are 1.08 times less than than Virginia average and 2.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Richlands, VA are 1.23 times more than the daily state average and 1.08 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Richlands (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Richlands, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Richlands, VA being safer than 42% of cities in Virginia and 50% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Virginia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Richlands, VA. In conclusion, Richlands, VA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richlands

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richlands is 1 in 553
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richlands is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richlands is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Richlands, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Richlands, VA you have a 1 in 553 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 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Richlands, VA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Richlands, VA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Richlands, 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 decreased by 7% in Richlands, VA, while property crimes in Richlands, VA have decreased by 13%. Crimes in total for Richlands, VA have decreased by 13% year over year.

Richlands police department

ItemRichlandsVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)248,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.23.3
There are a total of 24 Richlands police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.7% greater than the Virginia average and 25.8% 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
Cedar Bluff, VA1,17209393
Honaker, VA1,6260216216
Claypool Hill, VA1,70691871962
Raven, VA2,4511231,1711,294
Saltville, VA2,37401,5731,573
Richlands, VA5,6981812,2992,480

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Richmond, MO5,7029283,4994,428
Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,6941509151,065
Richlands, VA5,6981812,2992,480
Source: The Richlands, 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.