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Crime rate in Charlottesville, Virginia (VA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Charlottesville by Year

Type

2000

2001

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(7.9)
3
(6.6)
1
(2.3)
4
(10.1)
2
(5.4)
3
(7.3)
3
(7.5)
5
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.0)
1
(2.3)
2
(4.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(47.5)
25
(54.7)
20
(45.1)
29
(73.3)
35
(94.3)
30
(73.5)
26
(64.6)
23
(55.8)
35
(83.7)
29
(68.1)
27
(61.4)
17
(38.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
102
(269.0)
71
(155.2)
71
(159.9)
69
(174.5)
72
(193.9)
77
(188.5)
93
(231.0)
79
(191.7)
88
(210.5)
51
(119.7)
59
(134.1)
50
(113.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
276
(727.9)
364
(795.7)
211
(475.3)
220
(556.2)
198
(533.2)
212
(519.1)
151
(375.0)
112
(271.7)
124
(296.7)
112
(263.0)
96
(218.2)
129
(293.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
359
(946.8)
269
(588.1)
195
(439.3)
221
(558.8)
264
(711.0)
316
(773.8)
278
(690.4)
186
(451.3)
184
(440.2)
163
(382.7)
114
(259.1)
162
(368.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,427
(3,763.6)
1,279
(2,796.0)
1,229
(2,768.6)
1,250
(3,160.4)
1,442
(3,883.3)
1,675
(4,101.4)
1,524
(3,784.9)
1,616
(3,920.8)
1,763
(4,217.9)
1,443
(3,388.1)
1,252
(2,845.8)
1,246
(2,832.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
138
(364.0)
116
(253.6)
148
(333.4)
150
(379.2)
169
(455.1)
183
(448.1)
136
(337.8)
148
(359.1)
123
(294.3)
87
(204.3)
101
(229.6)
94
(213.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
17
(44.8)
16
(35.0)
12
(27.0)
10
(25.3)
11
(29.6)
12
(29.4)
10
(24.8)
13
(31.5)
9
(21.5)
5
(11.7)
5
(11.4)
9
(20.5)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9)483.3400.4323.2402.7452.5448.3402.1365.6379.0308.5264.5265.5
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 115 registered sex offenders living in Charlottesville, Virginia as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Charlottesville to the number of sex offenders is 382 to 1.


See how dangerous Charlottesville, VA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Charlottesville:

265.5
Gordonsville:

106.9
Waynesboro:

257.4
Grottoes:

70.2
Orange:

143.7
Louisa:

187.6
Violent crime rate in 2012
Charlottesville:

230.8
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Charlottesville:

222.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Charlottesville:

251.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Charlottesville:

309.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Charlottesville:

286.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Charlottesville:

351.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Charlottesville:

406.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Charlottesville:

430.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Charlottesville:

421.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Charlottesville:

337.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2001
Charlottesville:

499.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Charlottesville:

516.1
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Charlottesville:

227.2
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Charlottesville:

210.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Charlottesville:

254.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Charlottesville:

315.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Charlottesville:

312.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Charlottesville:

347.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Charlottesville:

392.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Charlottesville:

371.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Charlottesville:

300.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Charlottesville:

253.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2001
Charlottesville:

271.4
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Charlottesville:

397.0
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Charlottesville, VA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 141 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Virginia average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 144 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Virginia average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 143 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Virginia average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 144 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Virginia average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 143 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Virginia average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 136 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Virginia average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 138 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Virginia average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 138 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Virginia average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 139 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Virginia average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 137 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Virginia average:

2.27


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Charlottesville

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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