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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 105%
Property crime 69%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsIndian River/100k peopleChesapeake/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,6534,334 (estimate)2,7301,8512,489
Murder7n/a2.95.05.0
Rape111n/a45.533.042.6
Robbery139n/a57.041.381.6
Assault855n/a350.8128.7250.2
Violent crime1,112776 (estimate)456208379
Burglary510n/a209.3162.8340.5
Theft4,641n/a1,904.21,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theft390n/a160.0120.3219.9
Property crime5,5413,558 (estimate)2,2731,6432,110

Key findings

  • Indian River crime rates are 74% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Indian River are 105% higher than the national average
  • In Indian River you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Indian River is safer than 14% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Chesapeake has increased by 7%

Indian River crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Indian River (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Indian River

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Indian River is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Indian River is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Indian River is 1 in 24

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

      Chesapeake police department

      ItemIndian RiverChesapeakeVirginia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4768,827
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.2

      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
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Norfolk, VA245,7245463,4624,007
      Portsmouth, VA96,0719465,8616,807
      Chesapeake, VA233,1944562,2732,730

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Irving, TX232,0132512,4372,689
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Garland, TX234,8103022,5842,886
      Hialeah, FL235,6262092,0332,242
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4368642,0362,899
      Chesapeake, VA233,1944562,2732,730
      Source: The Indian River, Chesapeake, 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.