Reported Annual Crime In Richmond

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,335 (estimate)2,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a32.540.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.1102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a122.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)350 (estimate)218386
Burglaryn/an/an/a238.0468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a116.4236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,985 (estimate)1,8592,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wyndham, VA10,10183708791
Short Pump, VA27,0341261,0731,199
Enon, VA3,7521261,0761,202
Woodlake, VA7,2661601,3641,524
Innsbrook, VA7,7491621,3781,540
Chamberlayne, VA5,8671871,5911,777
Tuckahoe, VA46,2351951,6651,861
Richmond, VA211,0633502,9853,335

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.14 daily crimes that occur in Richmond.
  • Richmond is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond has decreased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Richmond (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richmond

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond is 1 in 286
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richmond is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richmond is 1 in 30

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

Richmond police department

ItemRichmondVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9408,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.23.3
There are a total of 940 Richmond police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% greater than the Virginia average and 38.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boise, ID211,6552982,3262,623
Rochester, NY210,4618803,7264,606
Birmingham, AL211,7051,7466,3598,105
Spokane, WA210,1425987,6888,286
San Bernardino, CA213,0441,3244,2245,548
Richmond, VA211,0633502,9853,335
Source: The Richmond, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.