Crime Trend in Virginia

There were 17,753 violent crimes, 426 murders, 140,213 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Virginia

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 17,753 208.0 [51]
2018 17,357 204.2 [51]
2017 17,632 208.2 [52]
2016 18,495 219.8 [52]
2015 16,399 195.6 [53]
2014 16,522 198.4 [53]
2013 15,524 187.9 [54]
2012 15,676 191.5 [54]
2011 15,923 196.7 [55]
2010 17,184 214.2 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Virginia

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 426 5.0 [51]
2018 417 4.9 [51]
2017 453 5.3 [52]
2016 482 5.7 [52]
2015 383 4.6 [53]
2014 350 4.2 [53]
2013 316 3.8 [54]
2012 322 3.9 [54]
2011 303 3.7 [55]
2010 376 4.7 [55]

The number of robberies in Virginia

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 3,524 41.3 [51]
2018 3,610 42.5 [51]
2017 4,332 51.1 [52]
2016 4,826 57.4 [52]
2015 4,441 53.0 [53]
2014 4,294 51.6 [53]
2013 4,565 55.3 [54]
2012 4,718 57.6 [54]
2011 5,430 67.1 [55]
2010 5,678 70.8 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Virginia

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 10,987 128.7 [51]
2018 10,258 120.7 [51]
2017 9,985 117.9 [52]
2016 10,357 123.1 [52]
2015 9,235 110.2 [53]
2014 9,462 113.6 [53]
2013 9,062 109.7 [54]
2012 9,131 111.5 [54]
2011 8,654 106.9 [55]
2010 9,550 119.0 [55]

The number of property crimes in Virginia

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 140,213 1642.7 [51]
2018 142,931 1681.3 [51]
2017 151,855 1792.9 [52]
2016 157,292 1869.3 [52]
2015 156,470 1866.5 [53]
2014 161,934 1944.4 [53]
2013 170,654 2065.9 [54]
2012 178,434 2179.6 [54]
2011 182,141 2249.6 [55]
2010 187,403 2335.5 [55]

The number of burglaries in Virginia

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 13,900 162.8 [51]
2018 15,659 184.2 [51]
2017 18,468 218.0 [52]
2016 20,159 239.6 [52]
2015 21,340 254.6 [53]
2014 23,210 278.7 [53]
2013 26,640 322.5 [54]
2012 29,651 362.2 [54]
2011 30,597 377.9 [55]
2010 30,804 383.9 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Virginia

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 116,044 1359.5 [51]
2018 116,496 1370.3 [51]
2017 123,215 1454.7 [52]
2016 127,285 1512.7 [52]
2015 127,019 1515.2 [53]
2014 131,001 1573.0 [53]
2013 135,478 1640.1 [54]
2012 139,654 1705.9 [54]
2011 141,820 1751.6 [55]
2010 145,990 1819.4 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Virginia

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 10,269 120.3 [51]
2018 10,776 126.8 [51]
2017 10,172 120.1 [52]
2016 9,848 117.0 [52]
2015 8,111 96.8 [53]
2014 7,723 92.7 [53]
2013 8,536 103.3 [54]
2012 9,129 111.5 [54]
2011 9,724 120.1 [55]
2010 10,609 132.2 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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