Reported Annual Crime In Pulaski

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 peoplePulaski/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime285n/a (estimate)3,2681,8662,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePulaski/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a11.54.65.0
Rape11n/a126.134.342.6
Robbery8n/a91.742.386.2
Assault7n/a80.3118.7246.8
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)310200381
Burglary32n/a367.0182.8376.0
Theft213n/a2,442.71,356.41,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a149.1126.5228.9
Property crime258n/a (estimate)2,9591,6662,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Pulaski, VA. All reported Pulaski, VA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Pulaski, VA overall crime rate is 75% higher than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 27% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Pulaski, VA, the rate is 55% higher than compared to the Virginia average, and 19% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Pulaski, VA comes in at 78% higher than to the average seen in Virginia, and 35% higher than the overall national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pulaski is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.95 daily crimes that occur in Pulaski.
  • Pulaski is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pulaski you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pulaski has increased by 2%.

Compare Pulaski, VA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Pulaski (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Pulaski, VA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Virginia as well as those across America as a whole. The Pulaski, VA total amount of daily offenses is 1.75 times more than the Virginia average and 1.27 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Pulaski, VA is 1.55 times more than the Virginia average, and it is 1.23 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Pulaski, VA has a daily crime figure that is 1.78 times more than the Virginia average and 1.35 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Pulaski (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in the Pulaski, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pulaski, VA being safer than 26% of cities in Virginia and 36% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Virginia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Pulaski, VA. In conclusion, Pulaski, VA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pulaski

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pulaski is 1 in 323
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pulaski is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pulaski is 1 in 31
      Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Pulaski, VA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Pulaski, VA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 323. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Pulaski, VA is 1 in 31.

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

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Pulaski, 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 Pulaski, VA has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Pulaski, VA has increased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pulaski, VA has increased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Pulaski police department

      ItemPulaskiVirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)368,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.93.23.3
      There are a total of 36 Pulaski police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% greater than the Virginia average and 21.5% greater than the National average.

      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
      Fairlawn, VA2,56293778871
      Fort Chiswell, VA1,03395792887
      Dublin, VA2,674112862975
      Belview, VA1,435106881987
      Plum Creek, VA1,4281129351,048
      Radford, VA17,1862921,3321,624
      Draper, VA3522091,7411,950
      Pulaski, VA8,9183102,9593,268

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      Cape St. Claire, MD8,9183451,4971,842
      Atoka, TN8,91797871967
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
      Pitman, NJ8,91646552598
      Sitka, AK8,9212452,6432,888
      Pulaski, VA8,9183102,9593,268
      Source: The Pulaski, 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.