Staunton, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
524
Total Crimes
2,101.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.14%
Below National Average
87 out of 147
In Virginia
6,360 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Staunton, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Staunton is 2,101.8 per 100,000 people. That's -15.14% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 13.57% 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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Staunton SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Staunton
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 524 2,101.8 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 5 20.1 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 28 112.3 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 51 204.6 208.0 366.7
Burglary 35 140.4 162.8 340.5
Larceny 419 1,680.6 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 19 76.2 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 473 1,897.2 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Staunton

51.0
Violent Crimes
204.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-44.21%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 488.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Staunton each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Staunton is 204.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -44.21% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -1.65% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Staunton

473.0
Property Crimes
1,897.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-10.08%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 52.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Staunton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Staunton is 1,897.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -10.08% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 15.49% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Staunton 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 Staunton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Harrisonburg, VA 54,387 1,036 1,904.9 1,698.9 205.9
Charlottesville, VA 48,453 1,281 2,643.8 2,319.8 324.0
Waynesboro, VA 22,711 532 2,342.5 2,091.5 251.0
Lexington, VA 7,107 34 478.4 379.9 98.5
Buena Vista, VA 6,156 25 406.1 292.4 113.7
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