Reported Annual Crime In Bethlehem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethlehem/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13n/a (estimate)5352,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethlehem/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape0n/a0.036.438.6
Robbery0n/a0.041.2101.9
Assault4n/a164.7256.4237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)165338373
Burglary1n/a41.2497.3491.4
Theft8n/a329.41,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0121.4220.2
Property crime9n/a (estimate)3712,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethlehem is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.47 daily crimes that occur in Bethlehem.
  • Bethlehem is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethlehem you have a 1 in 187 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethlehem has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Bethlehem (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethlehem

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 608
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 187

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

Bethlehem police department

ItemBethlehemWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)41,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.03.3
There are a total of 4 Bethlehem police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.9% less than the West Virginia average and 50.7% less 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
Benwood, WV1,2860146146
Beech Bottom, WV7700199199
McMechen, WV1,686216216432
Claysville, PA769123494617
Bethlehem, WV2,616165371535

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pablo, MT2,6162121,5901,802
Kalama, WA2,6161281,4051,533
Kekaha, HI2,6161331,7221,855
Hinton, WV2,6151691,0091,178
Apison, TN2,6171788551,033
Bethlehem, WV2,616165371535
Source: The Bethlehem, 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.