Reported Annual Crime In Herndon

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 peopleHerndon/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime325n/a (estimate)1,3232,0012,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHerndon/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape4n/a16.333.841.7
Robbery12n/a48.951.198.0
Assault22n/a89.6117.9248.9
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)155208394
Burglary10n/a40.7218.0430.4
Theft268n/a1,091.21,454.71,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a36.6120.1237.4
Property crime287n/a (estimate)1,1691,7932,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Herndon, VA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 34% lower than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 52% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Herndon, VA shows a crime rate that is 26% lower than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 61% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Herndon, VA is shown to be 35% lower than the Virginia average and 51% lower than the national average.
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The Herndon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Herndon 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 Herndon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Herndon is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.63 daily crimes that occur in Herndon.
  • Herndon is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Herndon you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Herndon has decreased by 2%.

Compare Herndon, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Herndon (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Herndon, VA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national level. In Herndon, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.51 times less than the Virginia average and 2.08 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Herndon, VA is 1.35 times less than the Virginia average and 2.55 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Herndon, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.53 times less than the Virginia average and 2.02 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Herndon (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Herndon, VA compared to every other city in Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Herndon, VA ranks safer than 60% of every city located within Virginia along with 68% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Herndon, VA. As a result, Herndon, VA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Herndon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Herndon is 1 in 647
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Herndon is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Herndon is 1 in 76
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Herndon, 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 Herndon, VA, you have a 1 in 647 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 86. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Herndon, VA is 1 in 76.

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

A good indicator of whether Herndon, VA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Herndon, VA has increased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Herndon, VA has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Herndon, VA has decreased by 2% year over year.

Herndon police department

ItemHerndonVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)698,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.23.3
There are a total of 69 Herndon police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.6% less than the Virginia average and 11.5% 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
Moorefield Station, VA1,31436314351
Ravensworth, VA2,17538324361
Cabin John, MD1,95870312382
Derwood, MD2,01281360441
Brookmont, MD3,81095423518
Bull Run Mountain Estates, VA1,35957494551
Kings Park, VA4,68759505564
Herndon, VA24,4151551,1691,323

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Holt, MI24,4184101,6412,051
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Norfolk, NE24,3981481,9132,060
San Fernando, CA24,3964821,4461,928
San Benito, TX24,4423103,7144,024
Herndon, VA24,4151551,1691,323
Source: The Herndon, 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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