Reported Annual Crime In Lake of the Woods

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 peopleLake of the Woods/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,428 (estimate)1,8662,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake of the Woods/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.342.6
Robberyn/an/an/a42.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a118.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)153 (estimate)200381
Burglaryn/an/an/a182.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,356.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,275 (estimate)1,6662,200

Lake of the Woods crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake of the Woods is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.91 daily crimes that occur in Lake of the Woods.
  • Lake of the Woods is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake of the Woods you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake of the Woods has decreased by 10%.

Compare Lake of the Woods, VA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lake of the Woods (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lake of the Woods (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake of the Woods

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake of the Woods is 1 in 654
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake of the Woods is 1 in 79
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake of the Woods is 1 in 71

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake of the Woods (per 100,000 people)

      Lake of the Woods police department

      ItemLake of the WoodsVirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

      Sex offenders in Virginia

      StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
      Virginia25,766352266
      There are a total of 25,766 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 352 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 32% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laurel Hill, VA7,40465542607
      Lake Wilderness, VA2,65487729816
      Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA4,5901461,2191,366
      Culpeper, VA17,5651661,5851,751
      Remington, VA6392381,9802,218
      Fredericksburg, VA27,8533733,4543,828
      Lake of the Woods, VA7,3621531,2751,428

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Pierce North, FL7,3654892,8993,388
      Oak Island, NC7,3591621,0711,233
      Flatwoods, KY7,35884336420
      Rathdrum, ID7,357591,1051,164
      Forest City, NC7,3565027,7358,237
      Lake of the Woods, VA7,3621531,2751,428
      Source: The Lake of the Woods, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.