Reported Annual Crime In Hometown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHometown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,633 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHometown/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)392 (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)2,241 (estimate)2,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Poca, WV1,04893534627
Eleanor, WV1,97694537631
Winfield, WV2,53842761804
Teays Valley, WV13,461136780916
Buffalo, WV1,295138788926
Culloden, WV3,2741548791,033
Hurricane, WV6,3521739891,162
Hometown, WV4773922,2412,633

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hometown is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.21 daily crimes that occur in Hometown.
  • Hometown is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hometown you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hometown has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hometown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hometown is 1 in 256
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hometown is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hometown is 1 in 38

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

Hometown police department

ItemHometownWest 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jerry City, OH4773883,3313,718
McClellanville, SC4772031,3111,513
Evans Mills, NY4774962,0372,533
Paxton, FL4776103,8124,422
Granville, PA4774502,4812,931
Hometown, WV4773922,2412,633
Source: The Hometown, 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.