Norfolk Crime Rate Report (Virginia)

Norfolk crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 11 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Norfolk for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Norfolk in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 52.92% and the city property crime rate in Norfolk was higher than the national property crime rate average by 91.07%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Norfolk was higher than the violent crime rate in Virginia by 189.03% and the city property crime rate in Norfolk was higher than the property crime rate in Virginia by 141.54%.
Norfolk Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Norfolk Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Norfolk Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault725
Arson50
Burglary2,158
Forcible Rape90
Larceny and Theft10,079
Motor Vehicle Theft922
Murder and Manslaughter34
Robbery596
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)14,822
Property Crime13,159
Violent Crime1,445
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault952
Arson50
Burglary2,155
Forcible Rape79
Larceny and Theft8,949
Motor Vehicle Theft561
Murder and Manslaughter34
Robbery791
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)13,349
Property Crime11,686
Violent Crime1,855

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Norfolk Property Crime Norfolk Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Norfolk Crime 2010 Norfolk Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Norfolk Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Norfolk Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Norfolk, Virginia crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Norfolk crime report data for 2014 was projected from 11 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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