Reported Annual Crime In Huntington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,990n/a (estimate)4,1002,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a6.24.45.3
Rape33n/a68.035.940.4
Robbery125n/a257.539.3102.8
Assault217n/a447.1278.5248.5
Violent crime378n/a (estimate)779358386
Burglaryn/an/an/a507.9468.9
Theft1,497n/a3,084.11,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theft115n/a236.9137.0236.9
Property crime1,612n/a (estimate)3,3212,0472,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Huntington, WV. The total number of reported crimes in Huntington, 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 Huntington, WV crime rate is 70% higher than the West Virginia average and is 45% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Huntington, WV has a violent crime rate that is 117% higher than the West Virginia average and 102% higher than the national average. For property crime, Huntington, WV is 62% higher than the West Virginia average and 36% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bellefonte, KY7470116116
Ceredo, WV1,4930581581
Lavalette, WV1,17190513603
Lesage, WV1,587134768902
Pea Ridge, WV6,3211821,0391,221
Wayne, WV2,0321861,0641,250
South Point, OH3,7381401,2021,341
Huntington, WV49,0537793,3214,100

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Huntington is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.23 daily crimes that occur in Huntington.
  • Huntington is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Huntington you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Huntington has increased by 46%.

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Daily Crime In Huntington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Huntington, WV per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for West Virginia and on a national level. In Huntington, WV the total number of daily crimes is 1.70 times more than the West Virginia average and 1.45 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Huntington, WV is 2.17 times more than the West Virginia average and 2.02 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Huntington, WV has a daily crime rate that is 1.62 times more than the West Virginia average and 1.36 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Huntington (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in West Virginia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Huntington, WV? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Huntington, WV has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of West Virginia. In addition, Huntington, WV is safer than 9% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all West Virginia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Huntington, WV. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Huntington, WV is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huntington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huntington is 1 in 129
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huntington is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Huntington is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Huntington, WV? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Huntington, WV your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 129. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Huntington, WV is 1 in 25.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Huntington, WV is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Huntington, WV has increased by 94% and the rate of property crime in Huntington, WV has increased by 38%. The total crime rate in Huntington, WV has increased by 46% year to year.

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Poway, CA49,0401288991,028
La Mirada, CA49,0381711,7881,959
Sammamish, WA49,07736830865
Edina, MN48,940511,8491,900
Logan, UT48,933981,6631,761
Huntington, WV49,0537793,3214,100
Source: The Huntington, 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.