When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Ashland, VA. All reported Ashland, 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 Ashland, VA overall crime rate is 24% higher than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 10% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Ashland, VA, the rate is 93% higher than compared to the Virginia average, and 5% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Ashland, VA comes in at 16% higher than to the average seen in Virginia, and 12% lower than the overall national average.
The Ashland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ashland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Ashland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Ashland is 10% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.78 daily crimes that occur in Ashland.
Ashland is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
In Ashland you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Ashland has decreased by 44%.
The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ashland, VA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Virginia as well as national figures. In Ashland, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times more than the Virginia average and 1.11 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Ashland, VA are 1.93 times more than the Virginia average and 1.05 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Ashland, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times more than the Virginia average and 1.14 times less than the daily national average.
How Safe is Ashland (higher is better)
When comparing the safety of Ashland, VA compared to every other city in Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ashland, VA ranks safer than 23% of every city located within Virginia along with 33% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Ashland, VA. As a result, Ashland, VA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashland
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashland is 1 in 250
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 41
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ashland, VA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Ashland, VA, then there is a 1 in 250 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 49. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ashland, VA.
Year Over Year Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)
Determining whether Ashland, VA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Ashland, VA has increased by 18% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 49% year over year. Total crimes for Ashland, VA has decreased by 44% in the same time frame.
Ashland police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 27 Ashland police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.3% greater than the Virginia average and 13.2% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in Virginia
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.
Source: The Ashland, 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.