Reported Annual Crime In Bridgewater

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgewater/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28n/a (estimate)4571,8662,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgewater/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape1n/a16.334.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.042.386.2
Assault2n/a32.7118.7246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)49200381
Burglary2n/a32.7182.8376.0
Theft23n/a375.51,356.41,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0126.5228.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)4081,6662,200

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bridgewater, VA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 75% lower than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 82% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bridgewater, VA shows a crime rate that is 76% lower than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 87% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bridgewater, VA is shown to be 75% lower than the Virginia average and 81% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bridgewater is 82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.25 daily crimes that occur in Bridgewater.
  • Bridgewater is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bridgewater you have a 1 in 219 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bridgewater has increased by 51%.

Compare Bridgewater, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bridgewater (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bridgewater, VA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national level. In Bridgewater, VA the total number of daily crimes is 4.08 times less than the Virginia average and 5.64 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bridgewater, VA is 4.08 times less than the Virginia average and 7.77 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bridgewater, VA has a daily crime rate that is 4.08 times less than the Virginia average and 5.39 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Bridgewater (higher is better)

How safe is Bridgewater, VA compared to other cities in Virginia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bridgewater, VA is safer than 92% of the cities in Virginia and 96% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Virginia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Bridgewater, VA. Overall, Bridgewater, VA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridgewater

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 2042
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 246
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 219
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bridgewater, VA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Bridgewater, VA, you have a 1 in 2042 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 246. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgewater, VA is 1 in 219.

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

Determining whether Bridgewater, 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. Bridgewater, VA has increased by 188% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for Bridgewater, VA has increased by 51% in the same time frame.

Bridgewater police department

ItemBridgewaterVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)98,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.23.3
There are a total of 9 Bridgewater police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.1% less than the Virginia average and 51.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belmont Estates, VA1,32956470527
Dayton, VA1,633186372557
Massanutten, VA2,39984696779
Massanetta Springs, VA5,11699826925
Weyers Cave, VA2,573102846947
Grottoes, VA2,751361,0311,066
Mount Sidney, VA4761199911,110
Bridgewater, VA5,90649408457

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ramblewood, NJ5,9061731,1701,343
Pontotoc, MS5,9062012,0692,270
Potomac Mills, VA5,9091671,3911,558
New Brighton, PA5,9114312,6463,077
Cherryville, NC5,9013782,4962,874
Bridgewater, VA5,90649408457
Source: The Bridgewater, 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.
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