Reported Annual Crime In Hurricane

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHurricane/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,162 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHurricane/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)173 (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)989 (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
Hamlin, WV1,426128729857
Lesage, WV1,587134768902
Teays Valley, WV13,461136780916
Buffalo, WV1,295138788926
Hurricane, WV6,3521739891,162

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hurricane is 59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.18 daily crimes that occur in Hurricane.
  • Hurricane is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hurricane you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hurricane has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Hurricane (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hurricane

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hurricane is 1 in 579
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hurricane is 1 in 102
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hurricane is 1 in 87

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

Hurricane police department

ItemHurricaneWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)181,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.03.3
There are a total of 18 Hurricane police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.2% less than the West Virginia average and 13% 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
Ellettsville, IN6,3523331,5141,847
Brookville, OH6,3511191,0001,118
Brookings, OR6,35046769815
Clyde, OH6,350482,3742,423
Lago Vista, TX6,3495271,0241,551
Hurricane, WV6,3521739891,162
Source: The Hurricane, 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.