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Richmond Crime Rate Report (Virginia)

Richmond crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 17 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Richmond for 2020 is expected to be lower than in 2015.

The city violent crime rate for Richmond in 2015 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 34.63% and the city property crime rate in Richmond was higher than the national property crime rate average by 57.49%.

In 2015 the city violent crime rate in Richmond was higher than the violent crime rate in Virginia by 163.7% and the city property crime rate in Richmond was higher than the property crime rate in Virginia by 109.84%.

Property and Violent Crime
Richmond Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Richmond Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Richmond Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2015 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault547
Arson53
Burglary1,605
Larceny and Theft6,171
Motor Vehicle Theft872
Murder and Manslaughter43
Rape60
Robbery489
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)10,892
Property Crime8,648
Violent Crime1,139
2020 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault397
Arson50
Burglary1,504
Larceny and Theft6,126
Motor Vehicle Theft445
Murder and Manslaughter25
Rape32
Robbery225
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)10,293
Property Crime8,049
Violent Crime679

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Richmond Property Crime

Richmond Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Richmond Crime 2015

Richmond Crime 2020

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 2020 was projected from 17 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2015.

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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