Martinsville, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
409
Total Crimes
3,213.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
29.77%
Above National Average
123 out of 147
In Virginia
8,061 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Martinsville, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Martinsville is 3,213.9 per 100,000 people. That's 29.77% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 73.66% 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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Martinsville SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Martinsville
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 409 3,213.9 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 2 15.7 5.0 5.0
Robbery 13 102.2 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 42 330.0 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 66 518.6 208.0 366.7
Burglary 49 385.0 162.8 340.5
Larceny 260 2,043.1 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 34 267.2 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 343 2,695.3 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Martinsville

66.0
Violent Crimes
518.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
41.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 192.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Martinsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Martinsville is 518.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 41.43% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 149.35% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Martinsville

343.0
Property Crimes
2,695.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
27.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 37.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Martinsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Martinsville is 2,695.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 27.74% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 64.08% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Martinsville 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 Martinsville

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
Kernersville, NC 24,980 1,206 4,827.9 4,567.7 260.2
Elon, NC 12,214 90 736.9 671.4 65.5
Gibsonville, NC 7,356 153 2,079.9 1,848.8 231.1
King, NC 6,878 231 3,358.5 3,227.7 130.9
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