Reported Annual Crime In Grafton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrafton/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)1732,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrafton/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape0n/a0.036.438.6
Robbery0n/a0.041.2101.9
Assault4n/a76.8256.4237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)77338373
Burglary2n/a38.4497.3491.4
Theft3n/a57.61,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0121.4220.2
Property crime5n/a (estimate)962,0202,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Grafton, WV. The total number of reported crimes in Grafton, WV is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Grafton, WV crime rate is 93% lower than the West Virginia average and is 94% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Grafton, WV has a violent crime rate that is 77% lower than the West Virginia average and 79% lower than the national average. For property crime, Grafton, WV is 95% lower than the West Virginia average and 96% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Grafton is 94% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.47 daily crimes that occur in Grafton.
  • Grafton is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grafton you have a 1 in 579 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grafton has not changed.

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Compare Grafton, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Grafton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Grafton, WV on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of West Virginia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Grafton, WV (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to West Virginia state wide, are 13.65 times less than the state average and 16.55 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Grafton, WV on a daily bases are 4.40 times less than than West Virginia average and 4.85 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Grafton, WV are 21.04 times less than the daily state average and 25.91 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Grafton (higher is better)

How safe is Grafton, WV compared to other cities in West Virginia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Grafton, WV is safer than 84% of the cities in West Virginia and 90% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in West Virginia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Grafton, WV. Overall, Grafton, WV is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grafton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grafton is 1 in 1303
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grafton is 1 in 1042
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grafton is 1 in 579
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Grafton, WV? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Grafton, WV, then there is a 1 in 1303 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 1042. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 579 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Grafton, WV.

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

A good indicator of whether Grafton, WV is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Grafton, WV has increased by 305%, while the property crime rate in Grafton, WV has decreased by 38% year over year. The number of total crimes in Grafton, WV has not changed year over year.

Grafton police department

ItemGraftonWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)71,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.03.3
There are a total of 7 Grafton police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.3% less than the West Virginia average and 58.6% 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
Rivesville, WV1,095111663774
Barrackville, WV1,250126754880
Pleasant Valley, WV3,175131785917
Monongah, WV1,029142847988
White Hall, WV6241511,2081,360
Grafton, WV5,1797796173

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Grafton, WV5,1797796173
Source: The Grafton, 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.