Reported Annual Crime In Herndon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHerndon/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime432n/a (estimate)1,7422,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHerndon/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape9n/a36.332.540.4
Robbery15n/a60.557.1102.8
Assault27n/a108.8122.2248.5
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)206218386
Burglary34n/a137.1238.0468.9
Theft335n/a1,350.51,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a48.4116.4236.9
Property crime381n/a (estimate)1,5361,8592,451
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 16% lower than the average of crimes committed in Virginia. It is also 39% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Herndon, VA shows a crime rate that is 6% lower than the Virginia average. The crime rate is also 47% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Herndon, VA is shown to be 17% lower than the Virginia average and 37% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Herndon is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.77 daily crimes that occur in Herndon.
  • Herndon is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Herndon you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Herndon has increased by 29%.

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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 1.19 times less than the Virginia average and 1.63 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Herndon, VA is 1.06 times less than the Virginia average and 1.88 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Herndon, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.21 times less than the Virginia average and 1.60 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 52% of every city located within Virginia along with 55% 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 487
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Herndon is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Herndon is 1 in 58
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 487 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 66. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Herndon, VA is 1 in 58.

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 60%, while the property crime rate in Herndon, VA has increased by 25% year over year. The number of total crimes in Herndon, VA has increased by 29% 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, VA1,31438326364
Ravensworth, VA2,17539336375
Cabin John, MD1,95866321387
Haymarket, VA1,8260396396
Derwood, MD2,01277370447
Brookmont, MD3,81090435525
Bull Run Mountain Estates, VA1,35960512572
Herndon, VA24,4152061,5361,742

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Source: The Herndon, 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.