Reported Annual Crime In Vinton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVinton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime232n/a (estimate)2,8072,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVinton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape2n/a24.232.540.4
Robbery5n/a60.557.1102.8
Assault11n/a133.1122.2248.5
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)218218386
Burglary15n/a181.5238.0468.9
Theft185n/a2,238.11,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft14n/a169.4116.4236.9
Property crime214n/a (estimate)2,5891,8592,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Vinton, 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 35% higher than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 1% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Vinton, VA shows a crime rate that is equal to the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 44% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Vinton, VA is shown to be 39% higher than the Virginia average and 6% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Shore, VA2,88134292326
Daleville, VA2,56569587655
Blue Ridge, VA2,82397826922
Laymantown, VA2,720101862963
Cloverdale, VA3,1791099291,038
Westlake Corner, VA9401109401,050
Salem, VA25,120952,0752,170
Vinton, VA8,1292182,5892,807

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vinton is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.69 daily crimes that occur in Vinton.
  • Vinton is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vinton you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vinton has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Vinton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Vinton, VA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Virginia and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Vinton, VA are 1.35 times more than the Virginia average and 1.01 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Vinton, VA are 1.00 times more than than Virginia and 1.77 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Vinton, VA are 1.39 times more than than Virginia and 1.06 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Vinton (higher is better)

How safe is Vinton, VA compared to other cities in Virginia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Vinton, VA is safer than 33% of the cities in Virginia and 43% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Virginia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Vinton, VA. Overall, Vinton, VA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vinton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vinton is 1 in 460
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vinton is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vinton is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Vinton, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Vinton, VA you have a 1 in 460 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 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Vinton, VA.

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

Determining whether Vinton, 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. Vinton, VA has increased by 27% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Vinton, VA has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

Vinton police department

ItemVintonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)238,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.23.3
There are a total of 23 Vinton police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.1% less than the Virginia average and 14.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Beloit, IL8,1292361,5321,767
Lake Carmel, NY8,1273431,4111,754
Campbell, OH8,12750517567
Fern Park, FL8,1233642,2722,636
Lake Elmo, MN8,12385748834
Vinton, VA8,1292182,5892,807
Source: The Vinton, 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.