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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 83%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsRiverwood/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0400 (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/a45 (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/a355 (estimate)887 (estimate)1,6432,110

Key findings

  • Riverwood crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverwood are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Riverwood you have a 1 in 251 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverwood is safer than 95% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 1%

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The Riverwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Riverwood as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Riverwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Riverwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverwood is 1 in 2226
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverwood is 1 in 282
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverwood is 1 in 251

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

      Arlington police department

      ItemRiverwoodArlingtonVirginia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a08,827
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.03.2

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ravensworth, VA2,17538297334
      Garrett Park, MD1,05864274337
      Somerset, MD1,21564274337
      Cabin John, MD1,95864274337
      Kensington, MD2,11171306377
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,94871306377
      Derwood, MD2,01274316390
      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 Riverwood, 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.