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Buckingham County, Virginia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Buckingham County, Virginia. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Buckingham County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Buckingham County, Virginia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 793 total crimes reported in Buckingham County, Virginia (82 of them violent). Of the 198 crimes that happen every year in Buckingham County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Buckingham County, Virginia 198 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 6 rapes, and greater than four hundred thefts (including 62 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Buckingham County, Virginia (2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Buckingham County, Virginia for 4 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Buckingham County has grown by 14%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 40%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 4 years in Buckingham County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two hundred for Buckingham County, Virginia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Buckingham County, Virginia (2005-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Buckingham County, Virginia (2005-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Buckingham County, Virginia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Buckingham County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.