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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 66%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleReston/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)766 (estimate)1,6652,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a26.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a34.373.9
Assaultn/an/an/a141.7279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)96 (estimate)209388
Burglaryn/an/an/a133.5314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,196.61,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.3246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)670 (estimate)1,4561,958

Key findings

  • Reston crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Reston are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Reston you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Reston is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Reston has decreased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In Reston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Reston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Reston is 1 in 1041
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Reston is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Reston is 1 in 131

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

      Reston police department

      ItemRestonVirginiaNational
      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.

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      Somerset, MD1,21556226282
      Cabin John, MD1,95856226282
      Garrett Park, MD1,05856226282
      Moorefield Station, VA1,31437255292
      Ravensworth, VA2,17538263301
      Kensington, MD2,11163253315
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,94863253315
      Reston, VA60,07096670766

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Meriden, CT60,2032552,1172,372
      Pontiac, MI59,9201,4141,8453,259
      St. Clair Shores, MI59,916175740915
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302792,3122,591
      Palm Harbor, FL60,2363741,7222,096
      Reston, VA60,07096670766
      Source: The Reston, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.