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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 44%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsColumbia Forest/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime01,249 (estimate)899 (estimate)1,6652,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a26.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a34.373.9
Assaultn/an/an/a141.7279.7
Violent crimen/a157 (estimate)113 (estimate)209388
Burglaryn/an/an/a133.5314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,196.61,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.3246.0
Property crimen/a1,092 (estimate)786 (estimate)1,4561,958

Key findings

  • Columbia Forest crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Columbia Forest are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Columbia Forest you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Columbia Forest is safer than 66% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 10%

Columbia Forest crime map

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      Daily Crime In Columbia Forest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia Forest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia Forest is 1 in 638
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia Forest is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia Forest is 1 in 81

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

      Arlington police department

      ItemColumbia ForestArlingtonVirginia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/an/a8,827
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/an/a3.2

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Occoquan, VA94709191
      Mason Neck, VA2,13733228261
      Occoquan, VA94790180271
      Somerset, MD1,21556226282
      Garrett Park, MD1,05856226282
      Cabin John, MD1,95856226282
      Ravensworth, VA2,17538263301
      Arlington, VA226,092113786899

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gilbert, AZ226,8321091,0781,187
      Fremont, CA227,9341672,3432,509
      Baton Rouge, LA228,6949524,8265,778
      Paradise, NV229,6666832,8633,547
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4365221,6242,145
      Arlington, VA226,092113786899
      Source: The Columbia Forest, Arlington, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.