Reported Annual Crime In Culpeper

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 peopleCulpeper/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime365n/a (estimate)2,0022,0012,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCulpeper/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape5n/a27.433.841.7
Robbery13n/a71.351.198.0
Assault27n/a148.1117.9248.9
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)247208394
Burglary22n/a120.7218.0430.4
Theft279n/a1,530.31,454.71,694.4
Vehicle theft19n/a104.2120.1237.4
Property crime320n/a (estimate)1,7551,7932,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Culpeper, VA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Culpeper, VA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Culpeper, VA averages equal to the rest of Virginia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 27% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Culpeper, VA is 19% higher than the average rate of crime in Virginia and 37% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 2% lower than the remainder of the state of Virginia and 26% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Culpeper, VA area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Culpeper is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.48 daily crimes that occur in Culpeper.
  • Culpeper is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Culpeper you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Culpeper has decreased by 13%.

Compare Culpeper, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Culpeper (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Culpeper, VA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Virginia as well as those across America as a whole. The Culpeper, VA total amount of daily offenses is 1.00 times more than the Virginia average and 1.38 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Culpeper, VA is 1.19 times more than the Virginia average, and it is 1.60 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Culpeper, VA has a daily crime figure that is 1.02 times less than the Virginia average and 1.35 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Culpeper (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Virginia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Culpeper, VA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Culpeper, VA has been ranked safer than 38% of other cities in the state of Virginia. In addition, Culpeper, VA is safer than 48% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Virginia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Culpeper, VA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Culpeper, VA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Culpeper

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Culpeper is 1 in 406
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Culpeper is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Culpeper is 1 in 50
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Culpeper, VA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Culpeper, VA, then there is a 1 in 406 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 57. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 50 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Culpeper, VA.

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

Determining whether Culpeper, 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. Culpeper, VA has increased by 55% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Culpeper, VA has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

Culpeper police department

ItemCulpeperVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)438,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.23.3
There are a total of 43 Culpeper police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Virginia average and 21.5% 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
Brightwood, VA1,36288761850
Lake Wilderness, VA2,65491784875
Lake of the Woods, VA7,3621591,3721,531
Bealeton, VA5,0851821,5661,748
Opal, VA7291831,5761,759
Remington, VA6392472,1312,378
Madison, VA1862522,1692,421
Culpeper, VA17,5652471,7552,002

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Takoma Park, MD17,5673072,5042,810
Cocoa, FL17,5581,1995,2346,433
Bay City, TX17,5585213,2283,750
Colonial Heights, VA17,5543764,0854,461
Woodmere, NY17,554146618763
Culpeper, VA17,5652471,7552,002
Source: The Culpeper, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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