Richmond Crime Rate Report (Virginia)

Richmond crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Richmond for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Richmond in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 81.22% and the city property crime rate in Richmond was higher than the national property crime rate average by 41.44%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Richmond was higher than the violent crime rate in Virginia by 242.52% and the city property crime rate in Richmond was higher than the property crime rate in Virginia by 78.81%.
Richmond Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Richmond Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Richmond Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault690
Arson43
Burglary1,783
Forcible Rape40
Larceny and Theft5,918
Motor Vehicle Theft866
Murder and Manslaughter41
Robbery735
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)10,811
Property Crime8,567
Violent Crime1,506
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault414
Arson0
Burglary866
Forcible Rape0
Larceny and Theft4,302
Motor Vehicle Theft0
Murder and Manslaughter14
Robbery425
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)6,975
Property Crime4,731
Violent Crime846

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Richmond Property Crime Richmond Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Richmond Crime 2010 Richmond Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Richmond Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Richmond Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Richmond, 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 Richmond crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 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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