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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 69%
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. 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 peopleYorktown/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)748 (estimate)1,8512,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a33.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a41.381.6
Assaultn/an/an/a128.7250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)84 (estimate)208379
Burglaryn/an/an/a162.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a120.3219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)664 (estimate)1,6432,110

Key findings

  • Yorktown crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Yorktown are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Yorktown you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Yorktown is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Yorktown has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Yorktown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yorktown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yorktown is 1 in 1191
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yorktown is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Yorktown is 1 in 134

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

      Yorktown police department

      ItemYorktownVirginiaNational
      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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      Gloucester Courthouse, VA2,45893735829
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      Mathews, VA6082501,9782,229
      Rushmere, VA9722622,0722,334
      Newport News, VA181,6065962,5293,124
      Yorktown, VA16584664748

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      Lehigh, KS1655973,3603,957
      Iroquois, IL1655572,5263,083
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      Grayling, AK1651,3644,5815,945
      Latty, OH1653402,3862,726
      Yorktown, VA16584664748
      Source: The Yorktown, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.