Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleCharlottesville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,4732,726 (estimate)3,1352,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleCharlottesville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.15.85.3
Rape36n/a76.632.540.4
Robbery43n/a91.557.1102.8
Assault165n/a351.2122.2248.5
Violent crime245453 (estimate)522218386
Burglary170n/a361.9238.0468.9
Theft983n/a2,092.41,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft75n/a159.6116.4236.9
Property crime1,2282,272 (estimate)2,6141,8592,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.47 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 53% of the cities in the Virginia.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charlottesville has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Downtown (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 37

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

Charlottesville police department

ItemDowntownCharlottesvilleVirginia
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1418,827
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.2

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
Rivanna, VA1,73331261292
Pantops, VA3,68884719803
Ivy, VA82288751839
Ruckersville, VA1,20690765855
Crozet, VA6,6201431,2171,359
Free Union, VA2911581,3471,505
Hollymead, VA8,4111711,4551,625
Charlottesville, VA45,5385222,6143,135

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hilo, HI45,5794354,2144,649
Maricopa, AZ45,4731951,3061,501
Lacey, WA45,6442293,6473,876
Wylie, TX45,655105860965
Pine Bluff, AR45,4041,6036,3357,938
Charlottesville, VA45,5385222,6143,135
Source: The Downtown, Charlottesville, 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.