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Crime Report for Danville,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Danville, is 0.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Danville Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Danville, has a violent crime rate of 590 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 460 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Danville 590
VA 460
National 676

Danville, is in the 93% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 83% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 93% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Danville, or said another way, 7% of cities in have crime rates higher than Danville.


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Crime Danville VA Nation
Violent Crime Total 590.3 459.7 676
Murder / NNH 24.8 7.2 6.5
Forcible Rape 15.8 31.3 31.1
Robbery Rate 247.8 189.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 301.9 232.1 315
Property Crime Total 6092.4 3615.8 3726.9
Burglary 1149.1 613.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 4724.8 2751.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 218.6 250.8 382.3
Arson 27.0 23.4 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Danville, has a property crime rate of 6092.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3615.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Danville 6092.4
VA 3615.8
National 3727



Danville Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 97
National Percentile Rank - 93