Reported Annual Crime In Dunbar

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDunbar/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime308n/a (estimate)3,9942,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDunbar/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape2n/a25.936.438.6
Robbery8n/a103.741.2101.9
Assault22n/a285.3256.4237.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)415338373
Burglary56n/a726.2497.3491.4
Theft194n/a2,515.91,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft26n/a337.2121.4220.2
Property crime276n/a (estimate)3,5792,0202,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Dunbar, WV. These figures on reported criminal activity in Dunbar, WV, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Dunbar, WV is 69% higher than the average of the whole of the state of West Virginia, and when compared with the national average, is 40% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Dunbar, WV has 23% higher than violent crime rate than West Virginia average, while remaining 11% higher than the national average. In property crime, Dunbar, WV is 77% higher than the average of West Virginia and is 44% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dunbar is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.94 daily crimes that occur in Dunbar.
  • Dunbar is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dunbar you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dunbar has increased by 55%.

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Daily Crime In Dunbar (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Dunbar, WV is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for West Virginia and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Dunbar, WV are 1.69 times more than the West Virginia average and 1.40 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Dunbar, WV are 1.23 times more than than West Virginia and 1.11 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Dunbar, WV are 1.77 times more than than West Virginia and 1.44 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Dunbar (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Dunbar, WV compared to other areas of West Virginia, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Dunbar, WV safer than 29% when compared to other West Virginia cities, and 23% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in West Virginia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Dunbar, WV. At this time, Dunbar, WV sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dunbar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dunbar is 1 in 241
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dunbar is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dunbar is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Dunbar, WV? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dunbar, WV you have a 1 in 241 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dunbar, WV.

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

The year over year crime rate for Dunbar, WV is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Dunbar, WV has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 150% in Dunbar, WV, while property crimes in Dunbar, WV have increased by 49%. Crimes in total for Dunbar, WV have increased by 55% year over year.

Dunbar police department

ItemDunbarWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)161,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 16 Dunbar police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.9% less than the West Virginia average and 37.8% 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
Pinch, WV2,78367402469
Winfield, WV2,53885513598
Poca, WV1,04888527615
Eleanor, WV1,97689530618
Belle, WV1,256119709827
Dunbar, WV7,8444153,5793,994

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Victoria, MN7,84585780865
Park City, UT7,845831,0461,128
Summit Park, UT7,843831,0461,128
Creston, IA7,8462421,7982,040
West Livingston, TX7,8495423,7274,269
Dunbar, WV7,8444153,5793,994
Source: The Dunbar, 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.