Reported Annual Crime In Richmond

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 peopleRichmond/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,198 (estimate)2,0012,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a33.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a51.198.0
Assaultn/an/an/a117.9248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)332 (estimate)208394
Burglaryn/an/an/a218.0430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,454.71,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a120.1237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,866 (estimate)1,7932,362

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The Richmond crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Richmond as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Richmond crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.76 daily crimes that occur in Richmond.
  • Richmond is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond has decreased by 28%.

Compare Richmond, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Richmond (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Richmond (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richmond

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond is 1 in 301
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richmond is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richmond is 1 in 32

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

Richmond police department

ItemRichmondVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9408,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.23.3
There are a total of 940 Richmond police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% greater than the Virginia average and 39.1% greater 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
Wyndham, VA10,09779683762
Short Pump, VA27,0991149831,097
Enon, VA3,9811231,0601,183
Innsbrook, VA7,7071411,2151,355
Woodlake, VA7,1721551,3331,487
Chamberlayne, VA6,0861801,5481,728
Tuckahoe, VA47,9971891,6311,820
Richmond, VA216,7733322,8663,198

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boise, ID218,6772792,4452,724
San Bernardino, CA214,5811,2913,8685,159
Des Moines, IA212,8596704,4135,083
Birmingham, AL212,4248784,9535,831
Spokane, WA212,0786277,2317,858
Richmond, VA216,7733322,8663,198
Source: The Richmond, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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