Reported Annual Crime In Radford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRadford/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime399n/a (estimate)2,2792,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRadford/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.75.85.3
Rape22n/a125.732.540.4
Robbery8n/a45.757.1102.8
Assault52n/a297.1122.2248.5
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)474218386
Burglary60n/a342.8238.0468.9
Theft244n/a1,394.01,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a68.6116.4236.9
Property crime316n/a (estimate)1,8051,8592,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Radford, VA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Radford, VA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Radford, VA averages 10% higher than the rest of Virginia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 20% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Radford, VA is 118% higher than the average rate of crime in Virginia and 23% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 3% lower than the remainder of the state of Virginia and 26% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Radford, VA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Radford is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.25 daily crimes that occur in Radford.
  • Radford is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Radford you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Radford has increased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Radford (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Radford, VA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Virginia as well as national figures. In Radford, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.10 times more than the Virginia average and 1.24 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Radford, VA are 2.18 times more than the Virginia average and 1.23 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Radford, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the Virginia average and 1.36 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Radford (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Radford, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Radford, VA being safer than 14% of cities in Virginia and 27% 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 Radford, VA. In conclusion, Radford, VA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Radford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Radford is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Radford is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Radford is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Radford, VA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Radford, VA you have a 1 in 211 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Radford, VA.

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

Determining whether Radford, VA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Radford, VA has increased by 46% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Radford, VA has increased by 21% in the same time frame.

Radford police department

ItemRadfordVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)498,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.23.3
There are a total of 49 Radford police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.3% less than the Virginia average and 9.2% 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
Narrows, VA2,04352103155
Prices Fork, VA1,30898837935
Blacksburg, VA43,973979191,015
Fairlawn, VA2,5621079121,019
Merrimac, VA2,1101089181,025
Belview, VA1,4351159841,100
Plum Creek, VA1,4281221,0441,166
Radford, VA17,1864741,8052,279

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Fort Hunt, VA17,18289758847
Sudley, VA17,1932502,1322,382
Massapequa Park, NY17,1762269291,155
Poplar Bluff, MO17,1987636,1886,950
North Babylon, NY17,2123371,3871,724
Radford, VA17,1864741,8052,279
Source: The Radford, 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.