Reported Annual Crime In Wytheville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWytheville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime240n/a (estimate)2,9642,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWytheville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.45.85.3
Rape1n/a12.432.540.4
Robbery2n/a24.757.1102.8
Assault12n/a148.2122.2248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)198218386
Burglary9n/a111.2238.0468.9
Theft209n/a2,581.21,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a74.1116.4236.9
Property crime224n/a (estimate)2,7661,8592,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Wytheville, VA. All reported Wytheville, 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 Wytheville, VA overall crime rate is 43% higher than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 4% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Wytheville, VA, the rate is 9% lower than compared to the Virginia average, and 49% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Wytheville, VA comes in at 49% higher than to the average seen in Virginia, and 13% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rural Retreat, VA1,5861089211,029
Fort Chiswell, VA1,0333092,6322,940
Bland, VA4583302,8123,142
Ivanhoe, VA2773523,0043,356
Max Meadows, VA2303523,0043,356
Wytheville, VA8,1671982,7662,964

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wytheville is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.12 daily crimes that occur in Wytheville.
  • Wytheville is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wytheville you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wytheville has increased by 5%.

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Compare Wytheville, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wytheville (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Wytheville, 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 Wytheville, VA are 1.43 times more than the Virginia average and 1.04 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Wytheville, VA are 1.10 times less than than Virginia and 1.95 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Wytheville, VA are 1.49 times more than than Virginia and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wytheville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wytheville, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wytheville, VA being safer than 32% of cities in Virginia and 43% 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 Wytheville, VA. In conclusion, Wytheville, VA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wytheville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wytheville is 1 in 507
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wytheville is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wytheville is 1 in 34
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Wytheville, 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 Wytheville, VA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 507. 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 37 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 Wytheville, VA is 1 in 34.

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

A good indicator of whether Wytheville, VA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Wytheville, VA has increased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Wytheville, VA has increased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wytheville, VA has increased by 5% year over year.

Wytheville police department

ItemWythevilleVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)418,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.93.23.3
There are a total of 41 Wytheville police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.6% greater than the Virginia average and 52.1% 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
Black Mountain, NC8,1681431,4821,625
McFarland, WI8,168971,0981,194
Hillside, IL8,1654282,0122,440
St. Marys, OH8,169611,5751,635
Lake Carmel, NY8,1653431,4111,754
Wytheville, VA8,1671982,7662,964
Source: The Wytheville, 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.