Reported Annual Crime In Huntington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,801 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington/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)401 (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)2,399 (estimate)2,0202,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Huntington is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.67 daily crimes that occur in Huntington.
  • Huntington is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Huntington you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Huntington has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Huntington (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huntington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huntington is 1 in 250
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huntington is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Huntington is 1 in 36

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

Huntington police department

ItemHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1101,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 110 Huntington police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% less than the West Virginia average and 31.6% 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
Bellefonte, KY747000
Lavalette, WV1,17185507591
Lesage, WV1,587127758885
Ceredo, WV1,493129772901
Pea Ridge, WV6,3211721,0251,197
Huntington, WV49,0534012,3992,801

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Poway, CA49,040871,0171,105
La Mirada, CA49,0381491,7251,874
Sammamish, WA49,07723749772
Edina, MN48,940401,9161,956
Logan, UT48,9331021,8291,931
Huntington, WV49,0534012,3992,801
Source: The Huntington, 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.