Reported Annual Crime In Altavista

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltavista/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime93n/a (estimate)2,7221,8662,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltavista/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape1n/a29.334.342.6
Robbery1n/a29.342.386.2
Assault5n/a146.3118.7246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)205200381
Burglary5n/a146.3182.8376.0
Theft77n/a2,253.41,356.41,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a117.1126.5228.9
Property crime86n/a (estimate)2,5171,6662,200

Altavista crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Altavista is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.46 daily crimes that occur in Altavista.
  • Altavista is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Altavista you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Altavista has decreased by 11%.

Compare Altavista, VA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Altavista (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Altavista (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altavista

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altavista is 1 in 489
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altavista is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altavista is 1 in 37

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

      Altavista police department

      ItemAltavistaVirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)138,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.73.23.3
      There are a total of 13 Altavista police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% greater than the Virginia average and 14.2% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Virginia

      StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
      Virginia25,766352266
      There are a total of 25,766 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 352 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 32% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gretna, VA1,2290249249
      Rustburg, VA1,145102847949
      Hurt, VA1,49801,1341,134
      Timberlake, VA13,1272492,0752,324
      Motley, VA9143072,5602,868
      Bedford, VA6,5433063,0473,353
      Altavista, VA3,4782052,5172,722

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richwood, NJ3,47872483555
      Mora, MN3,4781501,3581,508
      New Hampton, IA3,478147706853
      Ohioville, PA3,478118355473
      Sleepy Eye, MN3,475207681888
      Altavista, VA3,4782052,5172,722
      Source: The Altavista, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.