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


City-Data.com crime index in Danville, VA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Danville, VA

The 2018 crime rate in Danville, VA is 392 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Danville crime rate fell by 6% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 11 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Danville has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Danville, VA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Danville:

392.3
Yanceyville:

309.6
Chatham:

11.2
Eden:

304.3
Reidsville:

452.2
Gretna:

10.0
Martinsville:

301.9
Roxboro:

440.2
South Boston:

289.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Danville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(17.0)
4
(8.6)
5
(11.1)
11
(24.8)
8
(18.0)
8
(18.1)
7
(16.1)
3
(6.9)
5
(11.6)
3
(7.0)
6
(14.2)
16
(38.4)
13
(31.2)
11
(27.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(25.5)
5
(10.7)
9
(19.9)
7
(15.8)
7
(15.8)
20
(45.3)
28
(64.3)
15
(34.6)
20
(46.4)
25
(58.2)
24
(56.9)
31
(74.4)
14
(33.6)
26
(63.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
88
(187.1)
75
(160.9)
98
(217.2)
110
(247.8)
80
(180.0)
60
(135.8)
64
(146.9)
54
(124.6)
60
(139.1)
58
(135.1)
85
(201.4)
76
(182.3)
68
(163.1)
61
(149.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
140
(297.6)
109
(233.9)
92
(203.9)
134
(301.9)
79
(177.8)
80
(181.0)
67
(153.8)
63
(145.4)
65
(150.7)
107
(249.2)
142
(336.4)
212
(508.6)
155
(371.9)
118
(289.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
322
(684.5)
426
(914.1)
550
(1,219)
510
(1,149)
515
(1,159)
540
(1,222)
464
(1,065)
422
(974.1)
444
(1,029)
388
(903.7)
316
(748.6)
259
(621.3)
288
(691.0)
222
(544.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,745
(3,710)
1,569
(3,367)
1,775
(3,934)
2,097
(4,725)
1,724
(3,879)
1,577
(3,569)
1,546
(3,548)
1,477
(3,409)
1,508
(3,496)
1,314
(3,060)
1,350
(3,198)
1,197
(2,871)
1,422
(3,412)
1,326
(3,252)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
111
(236.0)
110
(236.0)
112
(248.3)
97
(218.6)
69
(155.3)
65
(147.1)
70
(160.7)
45
(103.9)
84
(194.7)
59
(137.4)
75
(177.7)
73
(175.1)
98
(235.1)
84
(206.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(27.6)
11
(23.6)
19
(42.1)
12
(27.0)
13
(29.3)
13
(29.4)
9
(20.7)
15
(34.6)
13
(30.1)
11
(25.6)
13
(30.8)
8
(19.2)
13
(31.2)
14
(34.3)
City-Data.com crime index385.2338.3406.7483.8386.9389.4387.7320.9359.6347.6396.2465.0416.2392.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 184 registered sex offenders living in Danville, Virginia as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Danville is 233 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Danville:

337.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Danville:

363.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Danville:

496.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Danville:

354.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Danville:

264.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Danville:

214.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Danville:

183.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Danville:

246.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Danville:

239.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Danville:

230.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Danville:

340.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Danville:

252.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Danville:

225.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Danville:

301.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Danville:

282.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Danville:

279.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Danville:

263.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Danville:

302.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Danville:

344.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Danville:

294.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Danville:

336.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Danville:

354.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Danville:

409.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Danville:

380.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Danville:

414.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Danville:

444.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Danville:

449.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Danville:

498.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Danville:

477.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Danville:

386.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Danville:

357.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Danville:

282.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Danville:

289.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Danville:

247.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 134 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Virginia average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 131 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Virginia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 132 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
Virginia average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 135 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Virginia average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 136 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Virginia average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 135 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Virginia average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 133 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Virginia average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 136 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Virginia average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 136 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Virginia average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 144 (135 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Virginia average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 137 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Virginia average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 137 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Virginia average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 136 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Virginia average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 138 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Virginia average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 140 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Virginia average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 134 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Virginia average:

2.27

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Danville, VA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 24541.