Reported Annual Crime In Independence

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 peopleIndependence/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13n/a (estimate)1,4152,0012,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape1n/a108.833.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.051.198.0
Assault1n/a108.8117.9248.9
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)218208383
Burglary1n/a108.8218.0430.4
Theft8n/a870.51,454.71,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a217.6120.1237.4
Property crime11n/a (estimate)1,1971,7932,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.88 daily crimes that occur in Independence.
  • Independence is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Independence has increased by 63%.

Compare Independence, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Independence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Independence is 1 in 460
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Independence is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Independence is 1 in 71

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

Independence police department

ItemIndependenceVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.23.3
There are a total of 2 Independence police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.3% less than the Virginia average and 35% 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
Sparta, NC1,7261701,1901,360
Fries, VA4523262,8083,133
Sugar Grove, VA7203362,8973,234
Galax, VA6,8582823,8644,147
Independence, VA1,0082181,1971,415

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Barataria, LA1,0082241,3541,578
Dayton, WY1,00883640724
Gratis, OH1,0081271,0331,160
Ashton, IL1,0080334334
Chatsworth, IL1,0072371,0881,325
Independence, VA1,0082181,1971,415
Source: The Independence, 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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