Reported Annual Crime In Sterling

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSterling/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,032 (estimate)2,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSterling/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a27.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.0101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a110.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)193 (estimate)196373
Burglaryn/an/an/a254.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,839 (estimate)1,8672,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Sterling is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.57 daily crimes that occur in Sterling.
  • Sterling is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sterling you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sterling has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Sterling (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sterling

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sterling is 1 in 518
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sterling is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sterling is 1 in 50

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

Sterling police department

ItemSterlingVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

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
Cabin John, MD2,13572363435
Brookmont, MD3,75887441528
Loudoun Valley Estates, VA4,86051485536
Oak Grove, VA1,62551490542
Ravensworth, VA2,70954512565
Sterling, VA29,0161931,8392,032

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Austintown, OH29,0341622,6642,826
Elmira, NY29,0462953,0613,356
Lake Magdalene, FL28,9663992,4322,831
Schererville, IN29,0821901,2721,462
Princeton, NJ28,94043834877
Sterling, VA29,0161931,8392,032
Source: The Sterling, 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.