Reported Annual Crime In South Hill

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 peopleSouth Hill/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime134n/a (estimate)3,0122,0012,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Hill/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape1n/a22.533.841.7
Robbery5n/a112.451.198.0
Assault5n/a112.4117.9248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)247208394
Burglary13n/a292.2218.0430.4
Theft105n/a2,360.11,454.71,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a112.4120.1237.4
Property crime123n/a (estimate)2,7651,7932,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in South Hill, VA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in South Hill, VA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall South Hill, VA crime rates are 51% higher than in comparison to the Virginia mean and are 9% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, South Hill, VA has a rate that is 19% higher than the Virginia average; compared to the United States, it is 37% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, South Hill, VA is 54% higher than its state's mean, and 17% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Hill is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.25 daily crimes that occur in South Hill.
  • South Hill is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Hill you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Hill has decreased by 34%.

Compare South Hill, VA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South Hill (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in South Hill, VA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Virginia and on a national level. In South Hill, VA the total number of daily crimes is 1.51 times more than the Virginia average and 1.09 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in South Hill, VA is 1.19 times more than the Virginia average and 1.59 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, South Hill, VA has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times more than the Virginia average and 1.17 times more than the national average.

How Safe is South Hill (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the South Hill, VA area in comparison to other Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show South Hill, VA being safer than 28% of cities in Virginia and 38% 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 South Hill, VA. In conclusion, South Hill, VA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Hill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Hill is 1 in 405
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Hill is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Hill is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in South Hill, VA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In South Hill, VA, you have a 1 in 405 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in South Hill, VA is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In South Hill (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in South Hill, VA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in South Hill, VA has decreased by 30%, the amount of property crime in South Hill, VA has decreased by 35%, and the total amount of crime in South Hill, VA has decreased by 34% year to year.

South Hill police department

ItemSouth HillVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)228,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.73.23.3
There are a total of 22 South Hill police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.8% greater than the Virginia average and 44.4% 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
Bracey, VA1,29685729814
La Crosse, VA6520861861
Gasburg, VA4511731,4921,665
Alberta, VA2682652,2862,551
Boydton, VA2752882,4842,773
Brodnax, VA2063232,7823,105
South Hill, VA4,5052472,7653,012

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fox Farm-College, WY4,5052471,9012,149
New Burlington, OH4,5062121,7221,934
Wahoo, NE4,5082141,5891,803
Wrightwood, CA4,5103441,9122,255
Hartwell, GA4,4995105,5426,052
South Hill, VA4,5052472,7653,012
Source: The South Hill, 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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