Chincoteague, VA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
84
Total Crimes
2,915.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.52%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Chincoteague, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Chincoteague is 2,915.7 per 100,000 people. That's 13.52% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 56.27% higher than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,865.7 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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Chincoteague SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
5
Education
7
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Chincoteague
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 84 2,915.7 1,865.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 2 69.4 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 7 243.0 118.7 246.8
Violent Crime 11 381.8 200.0 368.9
Burglary 8 277.7 182.8 376.0
Larceny 64 2,221.5 1,356.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 1 34.7 126.5 228.9
Property Crime 73 2,533.8 1,665.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Chincoteague

11
Violent Crimes
381.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
3.50%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 261.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Chincoteague each year. That compares to a 1 in 500.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Chincoteague is 381.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 3.50% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 90.94% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 200.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Chincoteague

73
Property Crimes
2,533.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
15.20%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 39.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Chincoteague each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Chincoteague is 2,533.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 15.20% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 52.11% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,665.8 per 100,000 people.

Chincoteague 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 Chincoteague

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ocean Pines, MD 12,244 66 539.0 424.7 114.3
Selbyville, DE 2,494 65 2,606.3 2,245.4 360.9
Ocean View, DE 2,146 26 1,211.6 1,118.4 93.2
Bethany Beach, DE 1,224 65 5,310.5 5,228.8 81.7
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