Table 6

VIRGINIA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by City, 2016

City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Abingdon 8,105 11 0 3 1 7 179 13 158 8 0
Alexandria 155,319 286 7 21 134 124 2,798 184 2,343 271 9
Altavista 3,478 4 1 1 1 1 102 5 97 0 0
Amherst 2,206 1 0 0 0 1 9 2 7 0 0
Appalachia 1,655 7 0 3 1 3 18 5 12 1 0
Ashland 7,559 24 0 5 5 14 215 11 197 7 0
Bedford 6,556 11 0 4 0 7 284 9 271 4 5
Berryville 4,323 4 0 0 1 3 44 10 32 2 0
Big Stone Gap 5,378 5 0 0 1 4 154 19 133 2 0
Blacksburg 44,528 43 0 19 3 21 409 62 333 14 1
Blackstone 3,467 5 0 2 1 2 121 10 103 8 0
Bluefield 5,247 12 0 5 0 7 265 19 240 6 3
Bowling Green 1,169 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Boykins 539 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 6 1 0
Bridgewater 5,939 1 0 1 0 0 17 4 13 0 0
Bristol 16,908 37 1 9 7 20 432 56 338 38 2
Broadway 3,831 1 0 0 0 1 49 18 31 0 0
Brookneal 1,120 1 0 0 0 1 30 4 26 0 0
Buena Vista 6,576 3 0 1 0 2 55 7 47 1 0
Burkeville 408 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 11 0 0
Cape Charles 1,019 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 4 1 0
Charlottesville 46,979 245 1 36 43 165 1,228 170 983 75 1
Chase City 2,285 4 1 1 1 1 39 8 31 0 0
Chatham 1,482 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 0
Chesapeake 236,570 969 14 78 215 662 6,001 743 4,938 320 21
Chilhowie 1,733 0 0 0 0 0 18 3 15 0 0
Chincoteague 2,909 10 0 3 0 7 63 14 46 3 0
Christiansburg 22,134 35 0 12 3 20 575 62 505 8 0
Clarksville 1,199 2 0 0 2 0 9 3 6 0 0
Clifton Forge 3,713 9 0 1 0 8 56 3 51 2 1
Clintwood 1,309 2 0 0 0 2 29 1 28 0 0
Coeburn 1,982 5 0 2 1 2 29 3 25 1 0
Colonial Beach 3,589 7 0 3 0 4 77 11 56 10 0
Colonial Heights 17,814 58 0 22 19 17 816 45 751 20 2
Covington 5,570 8 0 0 0 8 121 10 110 1 2
Crewe 2,225 8 0 0 1 7 44 7 35 2 0
Culpeper 17,733 43 1 6 11 25 338 17 311 10 1
Damascus 799 2 0 0 0 2 29 1 27 1 0
Danville 41,686 335 16 31 76 212 1,529 259 1,197 73 8
Dayton 1,598 0 0 0 0 0 14 2 11 1 0
Dublin 2,719 5 0 0 1 4 36 9 27 0 0
Dumfries 5,263 0 0 0 0 0 75 7 62 6 0
Elkton 2,826 5 0 1 0 4 19 4 13 2 0
Emporia 5,382 34 0 5 10 19 263 30 228 5 0
Exmore 1,443 5 0 1 0 4 19 1 17 1 0
Fairfax City 24,173 23 0 7 8 8 407 33 354 20 8
Falls Church 14,124 27 0 4 14 9 219 10 190 19 0
Farmville 8,159 19 0 4 4 11 232 14 217 1 0
Franklin 8,423 24 1 5 8 10 310 28 274 8 2
Fredericksburg 28,823 104 2 8 19 75 1,040 60 941 39 6
Front Royal 15,193 44 0 20 8 16 330 25 293 12 2
Galax 6,858 21 2 6 1 12 220 30 185 5 0
Gate City 1,937 0 0 0 0 0 31 3 26 2 2
Glasgow 1,116 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Glen Lyn 116 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 5 0 0
Gordonsville 1,595 1 0 1 0 0 16 3 10 3 0
Gretna 1,243 1 0 1 0 0 9 2 4 3 0
Grottoes 2,776 2 0 1 0 1 26 2 24 0 0
Grundy 970 0 0 0 0 0 29 3 26 0 0
Halifax 1,243 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 3 0 0
Hampton 135,504 442 24 40 180 198 4,650 589 3,741 320 14
Harrisonburg 52,972 117 2 25 29 61 1,099 165 894 40 3
Haymarket 2,019 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 6 1 0
Haysi 470 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 0
Herndon 24,806 51 0 9 15 27 381 34 335 12 0
Hillsville 2,666 2 0 1 0 1 80 12 60 8 0
Honaker 1,382 9 0 0 2 7 17 6 11 0 1
Hopewell 22,204 103 4 2 44 53 641 153 442 46 1
Hurt 1,269 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 0
Independence 923 1 0 1 0 0 9 1 8 0 0
Jonesville 968 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Kenbridge 1,220 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
Kilmarnock 1,428 2 0 0 0 2 32 12 20 0 0
La Crosse 586 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Lawrenceville 1,019 1 0 0 0 1 12 7 5 0 0
Lebanon 3,323 7 0 2 0 5 132 3 127 2 0
Leesburg 53,016 109 3 29 12 65 820 18 770 32 0
Lexington 7,264 10 0 2 0 8 77 10 66 1 0
Louisa 1,633 1 0 0 0 1 45 1 42 2 0
Luray 4,817 4 0 1 0 3 108 12 93 3 0
Lynchburg 80,215 298 2 33 57 206 1,802 262 1,428 112 5
Manassas 42,267 123 1 21 27 74 815 92 677 46 9
Manassas Park 15,912 24 0 8 6 10 160 14 135 11 0
Marion 5,956 46 0 7 2 37 261 33 212 16 2
Martinsville 13,553 28 0 0 2 26 366 50 286 30 4
Middleburg 835 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 18 0 0
Middletown 1,324 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 9 1 0
Mount Jackson 2,051 3 0 2 0 1 28 4 23 1 0
Narrows 1,940 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0
New Market 2,220 1 0 0 0 1 25 1 22 2 1
Newport News 181,676 848 30 71 269 478 5,579 902 4,097 580 51
Norfolk 245,734 1,616 46 131 489 950 9,617 1,165 7,918 534 20
Norton 3,911 16 0 7 0 9 144 6 136 2 3
Occoquan 1,042 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Onancock 1,260 5 0 2 2 1 25 5 17 3 0
Onley 516 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 11 0 0
Orange 4,992 10 0 5 2 3 87 11 72 4 1
Parksley 840 4 0 0 1 3 11 2 9 0 0
Pearisburg 2,655 3 0 1 2 0 76 8 66 2 1
Pembroke 1,073 0 0 0 0 0 21 3 15 3 0
Pennington Gap 1,793 2 0 0 0 2 33 8 25 0 0
Petersburg 32,293 239 11 6 67 155 1,072 230 742 100 1
Pocahontas 376 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0
Poquoson 11,975 20 0 3 1 16 171 38 129 4 0
Portsmouth 95,813 758 14 61 235 448 5,373 1,208 3,707 458 9
Pound 957 2 0 0 0 2 13 3 10 0 0
Pulaski 8,855 32 0 17 2 13 251 36 204 11 0
Purcellville 9,547 3 0 0 0 3 54 7 47 0 0
Quantico 548 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 0
Radford 17,504 83 1 22 8 52 316 60 244 12 6
Remington 634 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Rich Creek 744 4 0 2 1 1 26 5 20 1 0
Richlands 5,443 8 0 3 3 2 111 21 86 4 1
Roanoke 99,978 413 13 36 117 247 4,195 423 3,549 223 29
Rocky Mount 4,803 14 0 2 2 10 184 7 172 5 3
Salem 25,396 24 0 5 6 13 527 26 466 35 1
Saltville 2,022 0 0 0 0 0 29 3 23 3 0
Shenandoah 2,334 1 0 1 0 0 42 4 32 6 0
Smithfield 8,418 7 0 1 2 4 151 14 128 9 0
South Boston 7,944 37 1 4 8 24 315 79 229 7 2
South Hill 4,503 13 0 4 3 6 125 7 115 3 1
Stanley 1,649 1 0 1 0 0 25 3 22 0 0
Staunton 24,399 41 2 7 7 25 528 34 474 20 4
Stephens City 1,962 3 0 1 2 0 26 9 17 0 0
St. Paul 910 5 0 2 1 2 37 4 31 2 0
Strasburg 6,622 10 0 5 1 4 79 13 64 2 0
Suffolk 88,342 246 4 33 59 150 2,141 302 1,746 93 8
Tappahannock 2,387 15 0 1 2 12 79 4 70 5 0
Tazewell 4,378 12 0 4 0 8 80 28 51 1 1
Timberville 2,618 2 0 0 0 2 33 3 30 0 1
Victoria 1,668 6 0 1 1 4 21 6 15 0 0
Vienna 16,679 7 0 5 0 2 169 15 145 9 1
Vinton 8,266 18 0 2 5 11 214 15 185 14 2
Virginia Beach 453,017 700 21 128 266 285 9,858 865 8,485 508 70
Warrenton 9,953 12 0 6 0 6 215 7 206 2 0
Warsaw 1,492 1 0 0 0 1 12 2 10 0 0
Waverly 2,057 5 0 0 0 5 35 13 17 5 1
Waynesboro 21,464 40 1 12 6 21 486 40 424 22 3
Weber City 1,251 1 0 1 0 0 21 1 19 1 0
West Point 3,336 3 0 0 1 2 21 4 14 3 0
White Stone 339 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Williamsburg 15,256 25 0 9 9 7 230 10 211 9 0
Winchester 27,363 61 1 27 16 17 776 122 638 16 1
Windsor 2,681 8 0 1 0 7 25 2 23 0 0
Wise 3,093 7 0 2 0 5 32 8 24 0 0
Woodstock 5,277 9 0 5 0 4 123 9 111 3 2
Wytheville 8,097 16 1 1 2 12 224 9 209 6 1
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.