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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 18 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Virginia Beach for 2018 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Virginia Beach in 2016 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 61.09% and the city property crime rate in Virginia Beach was lower than the national property crime rate average by 11.21%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Virginia Beach was lower than the violent crime rate in Virginia by 28.98% and the city property crime rate in Virginia Beach was higher than the property crime rate in Virginia by 17.03%.

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

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault285
Arson70
Burglary865
Larceny and Theft8,485
Motor Vehicle Theft508
Murder and Manslaughter21
Rape128
Robbery266
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)10,902
Property Crime9,858
Violent Crime700
2018 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault202
Arson76
Burglary590
Larceny and Theft7,941
Motor Vehicle Theft366
Murder and Manslaughter21
Rape128
Robbery147
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)9,912
Property Crime8,868
Violent Crime498

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Virginia Beach Property Crime

Virginia Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Virginia Beach Crime 2016

Virginia Beach Crime 2018

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 2018 was projected from 18 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

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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