Danville, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,579
Total Crimes
3,928.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
58.63%
Above National Average
132 out of 147
In Virginia
8,693 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Danville, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Danville is 3,928.7 per 100,000 people. That's 58.63% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 112.29% higher 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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Danville SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Danville
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,579 3,928.7 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 8 19.9 5.0 5.0
Robbery 25 62.2 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 68 169.2 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 112 278.7 208.0 366.7
Burglary 180 447.9 162.8 340.5
Larceny 1,205 2,998.2 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 82 204.0 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 1,467 3,650.1 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Danville

112.0
Violent Crimes
278.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 358.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Danville each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Danville is 278.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.01% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 33.98% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Danville

1,467.0
Property Crimes
3,650.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
73.00%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 27.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Danville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Danville is 3,650.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 73.00% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 122.20% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Danville 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 Danville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Greensboro, NC 298,025 13,434 4,507.7 3,689.0 818.7
Chapel Hill, NC 61,457 984 1,601.1 1,506.7 94.4
Carrboro, NC 21,841 438 2,005.4 1,863.5 141.9
Mebane, NC 16,203 736 4,542.4 4,264.6 277.7
Eden, NC 14,773 601 4,068.2 3,472.6 595.7
Reidsville, NC 13,959 995 7,128.0 6,375.8 752.2
Elon, NC 12,214 90 736.9 671.4 65.5
Gibsonville, NC 7,356 153 2,079.9 1,848.8 231.1
Hillsborough, NC 7,321 430 5,873.5 5,354.5 519.1
Chatham, VA 1,433 9 628.1 628.1 0.0
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