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Virginia Beach Crime Rate Report (Virginia)

Virginia Beach crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 21 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Virginia Beach for 2021 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Virginia Beach in 2019 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 65.9% and the city property crime rate in Virginia Beach was lower than the national property crime rate average by 16.55%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Virginia Beach was lower than the violent crime rate in Virginia by 37.79% and the city property crime rate in Virginia Beach was higher than the property crime rate in Virginia by 7.18%.

Property and Violent Crime
Virginia Beach Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Virginia Beach Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Virginia Beach Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault276
Arson34
Burglary530
Larceny and Theft6,797
Motor Vehicle Theft579
Murder and Manslaughter30
Rape79
Robbery196
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)8,950
Property Crime7,906
Violent Crime581
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault234
Arson6
Burglary0
Larceny and Theft5,924
Motor Vehicle Theft511
Murder and Manslaughter20
Rape113
Robbery129
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)7,430
Property Crime6,386
Violent Crime496

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Virginia Beach Property Crime

Virginia Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Virginia Beach Crime 2019

Virginia Beach Crime 2021

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Virginia Beach Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Virginia Beach Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Virginia Beach, 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 Virginia Beach crime report data for 2021 was projected from 21 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

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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