Reported Annual Crime In Benwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1n/a (estimate)742,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.3
Rape0n/a0.035.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.039.3102.8
Assault1n/a74.1278.5248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)74358386
Burglary0n/a0.0507.9468.9
Theft0n/a0.01,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0137.0236.9
Property crime0n/a (estimate)02,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McMechen, WV1,665000
West Liberty, WV1,77564064
Shadyside, OH3,6370162162
St. Clairsville, OH5,11779177255
Bethlehem, WV2,48941332373
Glen Dale, WV1,4950964964
Bethany, WV1,0291548811,035
Benwood, WV1,38574074

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benwood is 97% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.2 daily crimes that occur in Benwood.
  • Benwood is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benwood you have a 1 in 1350 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benwood has decreased by 49%.

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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 1 in 1350
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benwood is 0
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benwood is 1 in 1350

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

Benwood police department

ItemBenwoodWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)101,642558,732
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 118.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wendover, UT1,3851361,6571,794
Beaverdale, IA1,385109780888
Ironton, MO1,3852181,4501,668
Salix, PA1,385122671792
Como, MS1,3861171,1591,276
Benwood, WV1,38574074
Source: The Benwood, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.