Staunton, VA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
654
Total Crimes
2,660.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
3.58%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Staunton, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Staunton is 2,660.3 per 100,000 people. That's 3.58% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 42.59% higher 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.

Staunton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
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 654 2,660.3 1,865.7 2,568.4
Murder 1 4.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 11 44.7 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 27 109.8 118.7 246.8
Violent Crime 46 187.1 200.0 368.9
Burglary 63 256.3 182.8 376.0
Larceny 523 2,127.4 1,356.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 22 89.5 126.5 228.9
Property Crime 608 2,473.2 1,665.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Staunton

46
Violent Crimes
187.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-49.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 534.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Staunton each year. That compares to a 1 in 500.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Staunton is 187.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.28% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -6.42% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 200.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Staunton

608
Property Crimes
2,473.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
12.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Staunton each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Staunton is 2,473.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 12.44% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 48.47% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,665.8 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 54,869 944 1,720.5 1,520.0 200.5
Charlottesville, VA 48,585 1,335 2,747.8 2,389.6 358.1
Waynesboro, VA 22,470 527 2,345.3 2,122.8 222.5
Lexington, VA 7,098 39 549.5 507.2 42.3
Buena Vista, VA 6,272 59 940.7 861.0 79.7
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