Pulaski, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
312
Total Crimes
3,593.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
45.08%
Above National Average
128 out of 147
In Virginia
8,430 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Pulaski, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Pulaski is 3,593.2 per 100,000 people. That's 45.08% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 94.16% 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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Pulaski SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Pulaski
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 312 3,593.2 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 5 57.6 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 15 172.8 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 34 391.6 208.0 366.7
Burglary 43 495.2 162.8 340.5
Larceny 214 2,464.6 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 241.9 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 278 3,201.7 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Pulaski

34.0
Violent Crimes
391.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
6.78%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 255.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pulaski each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pulaski is 391.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 6.78% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 88.26% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pulaski

278.0
Property Crimes
3,201.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
51.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pulaski each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pulaski is 3,201.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 51.74% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 94.90% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Pulaski 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 Pulaski

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Roanoke, VA 99,752 4,788 4,799.9 4,412.9 387.0
Blacksburg, VA 44,948 325 723.1 611.8 111.2
Salem, VA 25,590 582 2,274.3 2,184.4 89.9
Christiansburg, VA 22,700 497 2,189.4 2,052.9 136.6
Radford, VA 18,487 224 1,211.7 968.2 243.4
Wytheville, VA 7,909 201 2,541.4 2,478.2 63.2
Bluefield, VA 4,822 283 5,868.9 5,682.3 186.6
Dublin, VA 2,604 36 1,382.5 1,267.3 115.2
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