Reported Annual Crime In Fairfax

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)872 (estimate)2,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a32.540.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.1102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a122.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)92 (estimate)218386
Burglaryn/an/an/a238.0468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a116.4236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)781 (estimate)1,8592,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfax is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.39 daily crimes that occur in Fairfax.
  • Fairfax is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfax you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfax has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Fairfax (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfax

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfax is 1 in 1093
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfax is 1 in 129
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfax is 1 in 115

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

Fairfax police department

ItemFairfaxVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)838,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.63.23.3
There are a total of 83 Fairfax police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.1% greater than the Virginia average and 12% 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
Occoquan, VA947000
Mason Neck, VA2,13734292326
Moorefield Station, VA1,31438326364
Ravensworth, VA2,17539336375
Somerset, MD1,21566321387
Cabin John, MD1,95866321387
Garrett Park, MD1,05866321387
Fairfax, VA23,62092781872

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greenbelt, MD23,6234572,6933,150
Palm Springs, FL23,5923904,8095,199
North Laurel, MD23,5904482,1682,616
Marshall, TX23,6515744,1134,687
Mequon, WI23,66325817842
Fairfax, VA23,62092781872
Source: The Fairfax, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.