Reported Annual Crime In Fredericksburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFredericksburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,144n/a (estimate)3,9692,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFredericksburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a6.95.85.3
Rape8n/a27.832.540.4
Robbery19n/a65.957.1102.8
Assault75n/a260.2122.2248.5
Violent crime104n/a (estimate)361218386
Burglary60n/a208.2238.0468.9
Theft941n/a3,264.81,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft39n/a135.3116.4236.9
Property crime1,040n/a (estimate)3,6081,8592,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Fredericksburg, VA. The total number of reported crimes in Fredericksburg, VA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Fredericksburg, VA crime rate is 91% higher than the Virginia average and is 40% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Fredericksburg, VA has a violent crime rate that is 66% higher than the Virginia average and 7% lower than the national average. For property crime, Fredericksburg, VA is 94% higher than the Virginia average and 47% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fredericksburg is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.87 daily crimes that occur in Fredericksburg.
  • Fredericksburg is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fredericksburg you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fredericksburg has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Fredericksburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fredericksburg, VA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Virginia and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fredericksburg, VA are 1.91 times more than the Virginia average and 1.40 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fredericksburg, VA are 1.66 times more than than Virginia and 1.07 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fredericksburg, VA are 1.94 times more than than Virginia and 1.47 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fredericksburg (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fredericksburg, VA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Virginia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Fredericksburg, VA to other cities in the state and across the country, Fredericksburg, VA is 13% safer than other cities of Virginia and 24% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Virginia cities and all around the United States, Fredericksburg, VA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fredericksburg, VA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fredericksburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fredericksburg is 1 in 278
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fredericksburg is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fredericksburg is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fredericksburg, VA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Fredericksburg, VA, you have a 1 in 278 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fredericksburg, VA is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Fredericksburg, VA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Fredericksburg, VA has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Fredericksburg, VA has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fredericksburg, VA has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Fredericksburg police department

ItemFredericksburgVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)978,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.73.23.3
There are a total of 97 Fredericksburg police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16% greater than the Virginia average and 14.9% 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
Long Branch, VA7,69271605675
Passapatanzy, VA1,13771609680
Laurel Hill, VA7,40476652729
Lake Wilderness, VA2,65491776867
Aquia Harbour, VA6,5301171,0001,117
Boswell's Corner, VA1,3401221,0361,158
Falmouth, VA5,0181381,1801,318
Fredericksburg, VA27,8533613,6083,969

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Fountain, CO27,8173492,5932,941
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Fredericksburg, VA27,8533613,6083,969
Source: The Fredericksburg, 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.