Alexandria, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,805
Total Crimes
1,728.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.20%
Below National Average
73 out of 147
In Virginia
5,494 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Alexandria, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Alexandria is 1,728.7 per 100,000 people. That's -30.20% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -6.59% lower than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,850.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Alexandria SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
4

How Does Alexandria Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Alexandria
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,805 1,728.7 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 2 1.2 5.0 5.0
Robbery 80 49.3 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 187 115.2 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 288 177.5 208.0 366.7
Burglary 117 72.1 162.8 340.5
Larceny 2,005 1,235.7 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 395 243.4 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 2,517 1,551.2 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Alexandria

288.0
Violent Crimes
177.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-51.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 563.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Alexandria each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Alexandria is 177.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -51.60% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -14.66% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Alexandria

2,517.0
Property Crimes
1,551.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-26.48%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 64.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Alexandria each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Alexandria is 1,551.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.48% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -5.57% lower than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Alexandria Crime Compared To Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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