According To FBI Statistics, These Are The 5 Most Dangerous Cities In Virginia
We’re grateful to live in the beautiful state of Virginia, with its endless natural wonders, fascinating history, beautiful scenery, and wonderful residents. Nevertheless, as is the case with any state, some areas can be more danger-prone than others. According to FBI statistics, the following cities have been reported to have higher crime rates than others. Factors that went into consideration were crimes that were reported to the police, including aggravated assaults, burglaries, and both violent and nonviolent crimes. The most recent data available was taken in 2018, and you can see the full report by clicking here.
Please note: While the following cities may have statistically proven to be more dangerous than average, we can gladly confirm that every place on this list is still a wonderful place to call home or visit.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What are your thoughts about these statistics? Does your experience in these cities reflect these numbers? Feel free to join in on the conversation by leaving a comment below.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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