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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 24%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorth Downtown/100k peopleCharlottesville/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,2811,724 (estimate)2,6441,8512,489
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape32n/a66.033.042.6
Robbery22n/a45.441.381.6
Assault103n/a212.6128.7250.2
Violent crime157115 (estimate)324208379
Burglary122n/a251.8162.8340.5
Theft924n/a1,907.01,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theft78n/a161.0120.3219.9
Property crime1,1241,609 (estimate)2,3201,6432,110

Key findings

  • North Downtown crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Downtown are 70% lower than the national average
  • In North Downtown you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Downtown is safer than 65% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Charlottesville has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In North Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Downtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Downtown is 1 in 870
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Downtown is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Downtown is 1 in 59

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

      Charlottesville police department

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

      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
      Rivanna, VA1,73329231260
      Pantops, VA3,68880635715
      Ivy, VA82284664748
      Ruckersville, VA1,20686676762
      Twin Lakes, VA1,79994746840
      Crozet, VA6,6201361,0751,211
      Free Union, VA2911511,1901,341
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383242,3202,644

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hilo, HI45,5794034,0004,402
      Maricopa, AZ45,4731671,1871,354
      Lacey, WA45,6442032,7712,974
      Wylie, TX45,65570720790
      Pine Bluff, AR45,4041,5524,1425,693
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383242,3202,644
      Source: The North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.