Reported Annual Crime In Bethlehem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethlehem/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)3732,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethlehem/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.3
Rape0n/a0.035.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.039.3102.8
Assault1n/a41.5278.5248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)41358386
Burglary3n/a124.5507.9468.9
Theft5n/a207.51,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0137.0236.9
Property crime8n/a (estimate)3322,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McMechen, WV1,686000
West Liberty, WV1,51764064
Benwood, WV1,28674074
Shadyside, OH3,8120162162
St. Clairsville, OH5,15179177255
Beech Bottom, WV7700605605
Glen Dale, WV1,6270964964
Bethlehem, WV2,61641332373

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethlehem is 87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.02 daily crimes that occur in Bethlehem.
  • Bethlehem is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethlehem you have a 1 in 268 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethlehem has decreased by 43%.

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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 2410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 302
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 268

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.

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Kalama, WA2,6162901,5351,826
Kekaha, HI2,6161401,3581,498
Pablo, MT2,6162231,6271,850
Apison, TN2,6171848311,016
Lyford, TX2,6154221,9192,342
Bethlehem, WV2,61641332373
Source: The Bethlehem, 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.