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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 58%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,000 (estimate)1,8512,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a33.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a41.381.6
Assaultn/an/an/a128.7250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)112 (estimate)208379
Burglaryn/an/an/a162.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a120.3219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)887 (estimate)1,6432,110

Key findings

  • Arlington crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arlington are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Arlington you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arlington is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Arlington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arlington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arlington is 1 in 891
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington is 1 in 113
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington is 1 in 101

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

      Arlington police department

      ItemArlingtonVirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

      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
      Occoquan, VA94790180271
      Mason Neck, VA2,13733258290
      Ravensworth, VA2,17538297334
      Garrett Park, MD1,05864274337
      Somerset, MD1,21564274337
      Cabin John, MD1,95864274337
      Kensington, MD2,11171306377
      Arlington, VA226,0921128871,000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gilbert, AZ226,832971,2031,299
      Fremont, CA227,9341661,8782,044
      Baton Rouge, LA228,6949365,2906,227
      Paradise, NV229,6667343,4504,184
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4368642,0362,899
      Arlington, VA226,0921128871,000
      Source: The Arlington, 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.