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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBig Island/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,383 (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/an/a (estimate)299 (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/an/a (estimate)2,084 (estimate)1,4561,958

Key findings

  • Big Island crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Big Island are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Big Island you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Big Island is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Big Island has decreased by 10%

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The Big Island crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Big Island 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 Big Island crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Big Island (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Big Island

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Big Island is 1 in 335
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Big Island is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Big Island is 1 in 42

      Year Over Year Crime In Big Island (per 100,000 people)

      Big Island police department

      ItemBig IslandVirginiaNational
      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
      Glasgow, VA1,2210180180
      Buena Vista, VA6,61046248294
      Buena Vista, VA6,610114292406
      Bedford, VA6,543761,0451,121
      Forest, VA10,5372201,5321,752
      Lynchburg, VA78,7554431,6292,072
      Timberlake, VA13,1272601,8142,074
      Big Island, VA2462992,0842,383

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Graham, MO2468403,9174,758
      Hallam, NE2462971,7001,997
      Trowbridge, CA2466002,9013,501
      Cannonville, UT2463533,3373,690
      Jackson Lake, CO2465493,6754,224
      Big Island, VA2462992,0842,383
      Source: The Big Island, 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.