Reported Annual Crime In Lester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLester/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,130 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLester/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)449 (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)2,681 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lester is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.57 daily crimes that occur in Lester.
  • Lester is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lester you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lester has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Lester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lester is 1 in 223
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lester is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lester is 1 in 32

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

Lester police department

ItemLesterWest 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mabscott, WV1,39574442516
Beaver, WV1,29989529618
Crab Orchard, WV2,644122731854
Piney View, WV1,003122731854
Prosperity, WV1,745123733855
Lester, WV3504492,6813,130

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Austinburg, OH3503082,7303,038
Sammons Point, IL3505102,6423,153
Christine, TX3506304,3324,963
Minocqua, WI3501352,3352,470
Mount Olivet, KY3503083,0663,374
Lester, WV3504492,6813,130
Source: The Lester, 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.