Franklin, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
308
Total Crimes
3,899.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
57.44%
Above National Average
131 out of 147
In Virginia
8,673 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Franklin, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Franklin is 3,899.2 per 100,000 people. That's 57.44% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 110.69% 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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Franklin SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Franklin
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 308 3,899.2 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 2 25.3 5.0 5.0
Robbery 7 88.6 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 50.6 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 16 202.6 208.0 366.7
Burglary 24 303.8 162.8 340.5
Larceny 248 3,139.6 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 20 253.2 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 292 3,696.7 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Franklin

16.0
Violent Crimes
202.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-44.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 493.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Franklin each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Franklin is 202.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -44.76% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -2.61% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Franklin

292.0
Property Crimes
3,696.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
75.21%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 27.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Franklin each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Franklin is 3,696.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 75.21% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 125.04% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Franklin 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 Franklin

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Chesapeake, VA 243,726 6,653 2,729.7 2,273.5 456.3
Newport News, VA 177,319 5,540 3,124.3 2,528.8 595.5
Hampton, VA 133,173 4,387 3,294.2 2,999.1 295.1
Suffolk, VA 91,486 2,536 2,772.0 2,476.9 295.1
Colonial Heights, VA 17,793 791 4,445.6 4,046.5 399.0
Roanoke Rapids, NC 14,354 834 5,810.2 4,918.5 891.7
Poquoson, VA 12,126 114 940.1 750.5 189.7
Smithfield, VA 8,485 167 1,968.2 1,767.8 200.4
Edenton, NC 4,631 184 3,973.2 3,131.1 842.2
Windsor, VA 2,763 27 977.2 832.4 144.8
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