Alexandria, VA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
2,742
Total Crimes
1,686.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.34%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Alexandria, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Alexandria is 1,686.5 per 100,000 people. That's -34.34% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -9.61% lower than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,865.7 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.

Alexandria SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Alexandria
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,742 1,686.5 1,865.7 2,568.4
Murder 4 2.5 4.6 5.0
Robbery 78 48.0 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 154 94.7 118.7 246.8
Violent Crime 260 159.9 200.0 368.9
Burglary 128 78.7 182.8 376.0
Larceny 1,967 1,209.8 1,356.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 387 238.0 126.5 228.9
Property Crime 2,482 1,526.6 1,665.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Alexandria

260
Violent Crimes
159.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-56.65%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 625.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Alexandria each year. That compares to a 1 in 500.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Alexandria is 159.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -56.65% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -20.03% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 200.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Alexandria

2,482
Property Crimes
1,526.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-30.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Alexandria each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Alexandria is 1,526.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.60% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -8.36% lower than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,665.8 per 100,000 people.

Alexandria Crime Compared To Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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