Reported Annual Crime In Dayton

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 peopleDayton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)5571,8662,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape0n/a0.034.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.042.386.2
Assault3n/a185.8118.7246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)186200381
Burglary0n/a0.0182.8376.0
Theft6n/a371.51,356.41,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0126.5228.9
Property crime6n/a (estimate)3721,6662,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.53 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • Dayton is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 180 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dayton has decreased by 36%.

Compare Dayton, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Dayton (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 539
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 180

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

Dayton police department

ItemDaytonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)88,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.23.23.3
There are a total of 8 Dayton police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.1% greater than the Virginia average and 58.5% greater 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
Broadway, VA3,79526230256
Bridgewater, VA5,90649408457
Belmont Estates, VA1,32956470527
Massanutten, VA2,39984696779
Timberville, VA2,59175826902
Massanetta Springs, VA5,11699826925
Weyers Cave, VA2,573102846947
Dayton, VA1,633186372557

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Peridot, AZ1,6332671,5031,770
Benjamin, UT1,63370716786
Porterdale, GA1,6331701,3351,505
Anna, OH1,633105818924
Adams, NY1,634166683848
Dayton, VA1,633186372557
Source: The Dayton, 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.
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