South Boston, VA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
270
Total Crimes
3,586.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
52.88%
Above National Average
128 out of 144
In Virginia
7,728 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in South Boston, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in South Boston is 3,586.6 per 100,000 people. That's 52.88% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 115.40% higher than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,665.1 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.

For more reading on life in South Boston, check out:

South Boston SnackAbility

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

How Does South Boston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
South Boston
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 270 3,586.6 1,665.1 2,346.0
Murder 1 13.3 6.1 6.5
Robbery 5 66.4 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 18 239.1 141.7 279.7
Violent Crime 29 385.2 208.7 387.8
Burglary 37 491.5 133.5 314.2
Larceny 192 2,550.5 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 12 159.4 126.3 246.0
Property Crime 241 3,201.4 1,456.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In South Boston

29
Violent Crimes
385.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-0.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 259.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in South Boston each year. That compares to a 1 in 479.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in South Boston is 385.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -0.66% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 84.62% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In South Boston

241
Property Crimes
3,201.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
63.49%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in South Boston each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in South Boston is 3,201.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 63.49% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 119.81% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,456.4 per 100,000 people.

South Boston 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 South Boston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lynchburg, VA 82,871 1,717 2,071.9 1,629.0 442.9
Danville, VA 39,704 1,238 3,118.1 2,843.5 274.5
Mebane, NC 16,894 624 3,693.6 3,421.3 272.3
Henderson, NC 14,861 1,158 7,792.2 5,753.3 2,038.9
Reidsville, NC 13,936 827 5,934.3 4,944.0 990.2
Oxford, NC 8,934 307 3,436.3 2,417.7 1,018.6
Roxboro, NC 8,304 366 4,407.5 3,456.2 951.3
Butner, NC 7,887 175 2,218.8 1,914.5 304.3
Hillsborough, NC 7,226 404 5,590.9 5,175.8 415.2
Halifax, VA 1,203 9 748.1 748.1 0.0
Enjoy The Snack?