Reported Annual Crime In Benwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2n/a (estimate)1462,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape0n/a0.036.438.6
Robbery0n/a0.041.2101.9
Assault0n/a0.0256.4237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0338373
Burglary1n/a73.0497.3491.4
Theft1n/a73.01,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0121.4220.2
Property crime2n/a (estimate)1462,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benwood is 95% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.4 daily crimes that occur in Benwood.
  • Benwood is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benwood you have a 1 in 685 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benwood has decreased by 67%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benwood is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benwood is 1 in 685
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benwood is 1 in 685

Year Over Year Crime In Benwood (per 100,000 people)

Benwood police department

ItemBenwoodWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)101,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.13.03.3
There are a total of 10 Benwood police officers. This results in 7.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 134.8% greater than the West Virginia average and 117.7% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia3,758203222
There are a total of 3,758 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 203 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 9% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Liberty, WV1,51706262
McMechen, WV1,686216216432
Bethlehem, WV2,616165371535
Powhatan Point, OH1,550127635762
Glen Dale, WV1,627339611950
Benwood, WV1,2860146146

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McConnellstown, PA1,286121698819
Head of the Harbor, NY1,28653225278
Callender Lake, TX1,2861891,3011,491
St. Jacob, IL1,287173690863
West Kittanning, PA1,28788263351
Benwood, WV1,2860146146
Source: The Benwood, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.