Reported Annual Crime In Elkins

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkins/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,946 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkins/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a36.438.6
Robberyn/an/an/a41.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a256.4237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)279 (estimate)338373
Burglaryn/an/an/a497.3491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a121.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,667 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elkins is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.33 daily crimes that occur in Elkins.
  • Elkins is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elkins you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elkins has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Elkins (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkins

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkins is 1 in 359
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkins is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkins is 1 in 52

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

Elkins police department

ItemElkinsWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 13 Elkins police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% less than the West Virginia average and 44% 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
Belington, WV2,145256205462
Parsons, WV1,3901508981,048
East Dailey, WV4522951,7642,059
Montrose, WV1693472,0752,423
Beverly, WV6483742,2342,608
Elkins, WV7,2412791,6671,946

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rockland, ME7,241142,7492,763
West Slope, OR7,240869791,066
Roslyn Heights, NY7,243124522645
Sanger, TX7,2371931,6221,815
Putnam, CT7,2492679921,259
Elkins, WV7,2412791,6671,946
Source: The Elkins, 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.