Reported Annual Crime In Kingwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)802 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingwood/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)115 (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)687 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kingwood is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.2 daily crimes that occur in Kingwood.
  • Kingwood is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kingwood you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kingwood has increased by 2281%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kingwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kingwood is 1 in 870
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kingwood is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kingwood is 1 in 125

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

Kingwood police department

ItemKingwoodWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.73.03.3
There are a total of 2 Kingwood police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.7% less than the West Virginia average and 79.3% 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
Cheat Lake, WV9,220119709827
Terra Alta, WV1,6761549181,072
Brookhaven, WV5,4121649771,141
Brandonville, WV1952031,2161,419
Oakland, MD2,1652481,2551,502
Kingwood, WV2,953115687802

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arcadia, WI2,9530779779
Knoxville, IL2,9542061,0681,274
Onawa, IA2,9547334,0494,782
Montrose, MN2,9521181,0771,195
Milford, IA2,955117841958
Kingwood, WV2,953115687802
Source: The Kingwood, 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.