Reported Annual Crime In Lewisburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLewisburg/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)1,2612,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLewisburg/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape0n/a0.036.438.6
Robbery0n/a0.041.2101.9
Assault2n/a50.4256.4237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)50338373
Burglary3n/a75.6497.3491.4
Theft43n/a1,084.21,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a50.4121.4220.2
Property crime48n/a (estimate)1,2102,0202,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lewisburg, WV is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 47% lower than the average of crimes committed in West Virginia. It is also 56% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lewisburg, WV shows a crime rate that is 85% lower than the West Virginia average. The crime rate is also 86% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lewisburg, WV is shown to be 40% lower than the West Virginia average and 51% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lewisburg is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.45 daily crimes that occur in Lewisburg.
  • Lewisburg is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lewisburg you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lewisburg has decreased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Lewisburg (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lewisburg, WV per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for West Virginia as well as national figures. In Lewisburg, WV the total number of daily crimes is 1.87 times less than the West Virginia average and 2.27 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lewisburg, WV are 6.70 times less than the West Virginia average and 7.39 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lewisburg, WV has a daily crime rate that is 1.67 times less than the West Virginia average and 2.05 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lewisburg (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lewisburg, WV in comparison to other notable cities in the state of West Virginia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lewisburg, WV to other cities in the state and across the country, Lewisburg, WV is 78% safer than other cities of West Virginia and 82% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in West Virginia cities and all around the United States, Lewisburg, WV has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lewisburg, WV crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lewisburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lewisburg is 1 in 1984
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lewisburg is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lewisburg is 1 in 80
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lewisburg, WV? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lewisburg, WV, you have a 1 in 1984 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 83. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lewisburg, WV is 1 in 80.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lewisburg, WV is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lewisburg, WV has decreased by 82%, the amount of property crime in Lewisburg, WV has decreased by 35%, and the total amount of crime in Lewisburg, WV has decreased by 41% year to year.

Lewisburg police department

ItemLewisburgWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)141,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.63.03.3
There are a total of 14 Lewisburg police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.8% greater than the West Virginia average and 11.1% greater 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
Ronceverte, WV1,644133793926
White Sulphur Springs, WV2,504140838979
Fairlea, WV2,0471771,0561,232
Alderson, WV9903782,2622,640
Falling Spring, WV2173852,3022,688
Lewisburg, WV3,917501,2101,261

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East Flat Rock, NC3,9172161,7131,929
West Columbia, TX3,9173791,8972,277
Kildeer, IL3,9170655655
Gordon Heights, NY3,9182179151,132
Eastland, TX3,9195733,7784,351
Lewisburg, WV3,917501,2101,261
Source: The Lewisburg, 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.