Total crime 15%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 17%
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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. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsBelmont/100k peopleCharlottesville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,3182,702 (estimate)2,3181,6652,346
Violent crime396414 (estimate)396209388
Vehicle theft151n/a161.0126.3246.0
Property crime1,9222,288 (estimate)1,9221,4561,958

Key findings

  • Belmont crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belmont are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Belmont you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belmont is safer than 35% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Charlottesville has increased by 14%

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      Daily Crime In Belmont (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belmont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belmont is 1 in 242
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belmont is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belmont is 1 in 38

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

      Charlottesville police department

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

      Sex offenders in Virginia

      StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rivanna, VA1,73329204234
      Pantops, VA3,68881563644
      Ivy, VA82284588673
      Ruckersville, VA1,20686599685
      Crozet, VA6,6201379531,090
      Free Union, VA2911511,0551,206
      Hollymead, VA8,4111641,1391,303
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383242,3202,644
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383961,9222,318

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hilo, HI45,5793583,3943,752
      Maricopa, AZ45,4731261,1571,283
      Lacey, WA45,6441542,5752,729
      Wylie, TX45,65575687762
      Pine Bluff, AR45,4041,8324,8876,719
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383242,3202,644
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383961,9222,318
      Source: The Belmont, Charlottesville, 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.