Bridgewater, VA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
21
Total Crimes
338.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-85.57%
Below National Average
7 out of 144
In Virginia
1,013 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Bridgewater, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bridgewater is 338.5 per 100,000 people. That's -85.57% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -79.67% lower than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,665.1 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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Bridgewater SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
9.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bridgewater
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 21 338.5 1,665.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 6.1 6.5
Robbery 1 16.1 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 141.7 279.7
Violent Crime 1 16.1 208.7 387.8
Burglary 4 64.5 133.5 314.2
Larceny 15 241.8 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 16.1 126.3 246.0
Property Crime 20 322.4 1,456.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Bridgewater

1
Violent Crimes
16.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-95.84%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 6,204.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bridgewater each year. That compares to a 1 in 479.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bridgewater is 16.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -95.84% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -92.28% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bridgewater

20
Property Crimes
322.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-83.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 310.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bridgewater each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bridgewater is 322.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -83.54% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -77.87% lower than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,456.4 per 100,000 people.

Bridgewater 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 Bridgewater

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Harrisonburg, VA 53,442 928 1,736.5 1,517.5 218.9
Charlottesville, VA 47,671 1,105 2,318.0 1,921.5 396.5
Staunton, VA 25,048 594 2,371.4 2,191.8 179.7
Waynesboro, VA 22,801 535 2,346.4 2,100.8 245.6
Lexington, VA 7,487 55 734.6 614.4 120.2
Woodstock, VA 5,279 136 2,576.2 2,386.8 189.4
Grottoes, VA 2,860 26 909.1 874.1 35.0
Dayton, VA 1,636 9 550.1 489.0 61.1
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