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Total crime 112%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 121%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsBelt Center/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,1425,271 (estimate)3,9621,8512,489
Murder55n/a23.85.05.0
Rape45n/a19.533.042.6
Robbery385n/a166.941.381.6
Assault583n/a252.7128.7250.2
Violent crime1,068616 (estimate)463208379
Burglary986n/a427.4162.8340.5
Theft6,234n/a2,702.01,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theft854n/a370.1120.3219.9
Property crime8,0744,655 (estimate)3,4991,6432,110

Key findings

  • Belt Center crime rates are 112% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belt Center are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Belt Center you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belt Center is safer than 15% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Richmond has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Belt Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belt Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belt Center is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belt Center is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belt Center is 1 in 19

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

      Richmond police department

      ItemBelt CenterRichmondVirginia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9408,827
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.53.2

      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
      Wyndham, VA10,09779626705
      Short Pump, VA27,0991149011,015
      Enon, VA3,9811239711,094
      Innsbrook, VA7,7071411,1131,254
      Woodlake, VA7,1721551,2211,376
      Chamberlayne, VA6,0861801,4191,599
      Tuckahoe, VA47,9971891,4951,684
      Richmond, VA216,7734633,4993,962

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boise, ID218,6772811,5791,860
      San Bernardino, CA214,5811,3194,1905,509
      Des Moines, IA212,8597124,0914,803
      Birmingham, AL212,4241,9126,3148,226
      Spokane, WA212,0786905,9196,609
      Richmond, VA216,7734633,4993,962
      Source: The Belt Center, Richmond, 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.