Reported Annual Crime In Tazewell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTazewell/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime61n/a (estimate)1,3742,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTazewell/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape2n/a45.127.938.6
Robbery1n/a22.553.0101.9
Assault2n/a45.1110.2237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)113196373
Burglary8n/a180.2254.6491.4
Theft47n/a1,058.81,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a22.596.8220.2
Property crime56n/a (estimate)1,2621,8672,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Tazewell, VA. All reported Tazewell, 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 Tazewell, VA overall crime rate is 33% lower than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 52% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Tazewell, VA, the rate is 42% lower than compared to the Virginia average, and 70% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Tazewell, VA comes in at 32% lower than to the average seen in Virginia, and 49% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tazewell is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.76 daily crimes that occur in Tazewell.
  • Tazewell is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tazewell you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tazewell has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Tazewell (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Tazewell, VA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national scale. In Tazewell, VA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.50 times less than the Virginia average and 2.08 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Tazewell, VA is 1.74 times less than the Virginia average and 3.31 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Tazewell, VA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.48 times less than the Virginia average and 1.97 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Tazewell (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Tazewell, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Tazewell, VA being safer than 67% of cities in Virginia and 72% 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 Tazewell, VA. In conclusion, Tazewell, VA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tazewell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tazewell is 1 in 888
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tazewell is 1 in 80
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tazewell is 1 in 73
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Tazewell, VA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Tazewell, VA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 888. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 80 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Tazewell, VA is 1 in 73.

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

Determining whether Tazewell, VA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Tazewell, VA has increased by 28% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 30% year over year. Total crimes for Tazewell, VA has decreased by 27% in the same time frame.

Tazewell police department

ItemTazewellVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)148,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.23.3
There are a total of 14 Tazewell police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.3% less than the Virginia average and 7.6% 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
Pocahontas, VA626000
Cedar Bluff, VA1,17209393
Claypool Hill, VA1,70691871962
Brush Fork, WV1,3091508961,045
Springville, VA1,5891081,0311,140
Tazewell, VA4,5681131,2621,374

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beecher, IL4,5681121,3161,428
Chain Lake, WA4,5661381,6781,816
Eaton, CO4,57016241203
St. James, MN4,5652442,2202,464
West Hazleton, PA4,5655552,1302,685
Tazewell, VA4,5681131,2621,374
Source: The Tazewell, 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.