Big Stone Gap, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
88
Total Crimes
1,702.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-31.27%
Below National Average
71 out of 147
In Virginia
5,425 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Big Stone Gap, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Big Stone Gap is 1,702.1 per 100,000 people. That's -31.27% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -8.03% 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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Big Stone Gap SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8

How Does Big Stone Gap Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Big Stone Gap
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 88 1,702.1 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1 19.3 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 4 77.4 208.0 366.7
Burglary 6 116.1 162.8 340.5
Larceny 74 1,431.3 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 77.4 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 84 1,624.8 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Big Stone Gap

4.0
Violent Crimes
77.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-78.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,292.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Big Stone Gap each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Big Stone Gap is 77.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -78.90% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -62.80% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Big Stone Gap

84.0
Property Crimes
1,624.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-22.99%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 61.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Big Stone Gap each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Big Stone Gap is 1,624.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -22.99% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.09% lower than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Big Stone Gap Crime Compared To Virginia Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Big Stone Gap

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Kingsport, TN 54,218 3,161 5,830.2 5,217.8 612.3
Bristol, TN 26,900 948 3,524.2 3,022.3 501.9
Greeneville, TN 14,881 571 3,837.1 3,501.1 336.0
Elizabethton, TN 13,409 720 5,369.5 4,765.5 604.1
Church Hill, TN 6,671 10 149.9 149.9 0.0
Pikeville, KY 6,592 384 5,825.2 5,552.2 273.1
Jonesborough, TN 5,487 125 2,278.1 1,913.6 364.5
Mount Carmel, TN 5,295 31 585.5 547.7 37.8
Hazard, KY 4,938 158 3,199.7 2,916.2 283.5
Norton, VA 3,940 140 3,553.3 3,401.0 152.3
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