Reported Annual Crime In Harpers Ferry

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarpers Ferry/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)972 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarpers Ferry/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a35.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a39.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a278.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)145 (estimate)358386
Burglaryn/an/an/a507.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)827 (estimate)2,0472,451

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Harpers Ferry, WV231145827972

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harpers Ferry is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.66 daily crimes that occur in Harpers Ferry.
  • Harpers Ferry is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harpers Ferry you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harpers Ferry has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Harpers Ferry (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harpers Ferry

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harpers Ferry is 1 in 692
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harpers Ferry is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of crime in Harpers Ferry is 1 in 103

Year Over Year Crime In Harpers Ferry (per 100,000 people)

Harpers Ferry police department

ItemHarpers FerryWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

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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Harpers Ferry, WV231145827972
Source: The Harpers Ferry, 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.