Reported Annual Crime In Oak Hill

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Hill/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime190n/a (estimate)2,3352,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Hill/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape0n/a0.036.438.6
Robbery3n/a36.941.2101.9
Assault8n/a98.3256.4237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)135338373
Burglary35n/a430.1497.3491.4
Theft139n/a1,708.01,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a61.4121.4220.2
Property crime179n/a (estimate)2,2002,0202,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Oak Hill, WV. The total number of reported crimes in Oak Hill, 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 Oak Hill, WV crime rate is 1% lower than the West Virginia average and is 18% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Oak Hill, WV has a violent crime rate that is 60% lower than the West Virginia average and 64% lower than the national average. For property crime, Oak Hill, WV is 9% higher than the West Virginia average and 12% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Hill is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.4 daily crimes that occur in Oak Hill.
  • Oak Hill is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Hill you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Hill has decreased by 34%.

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Daily Crime In Oak Hill (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Oak Hill, 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 Oak Hill, WV the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times less than the West Virginia average and 1.22 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Oak Hill, WV is 2.50 times less than the West Virginia average and 2.76 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Oak Hill, WV has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the West Virginia average and 1.13 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Oak Hill (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Oak Hill, WV area in comparison to other West Virginia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Oak Hill, WV being safer than 51% of cities in West Virginia and 57% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking West Virginia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Oak Hill, WV. In conclusion, Oak Hill, WV now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Hill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Hill is 1 in 740
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Hill is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Hill is 1 in 43
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Oak Hill, WV? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Oak Hill, WV your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 740. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 46 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 Oak Hill, WV is 1 in 43.

Year Over Year Crime In Oak Hill (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Oak Hill, WV is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Oak Hill, WV has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 38% in Oak Hill, WV, while property crimes in Oak Hill, WV have decreased by 33%. Crimes in total for Oak Hill, WV have decreased by 34% year over year.

Oak Hill police department

ItemOak HillWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)171,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 17 Oak Hill police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.9% less than the West Virginia average and 32.2% 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
Piney View, WV1,003122731854
Prosperity, WV1,745123733855
Stanaford, WV1,629126752878
Mount Hope, WV1,384220735955
Bradley, WV1,905139831970
Oak Hill, WV8,2701352,2002,335

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mason, MI8,2661441,3801,524
Diamondhead, MS8,2751071,0951,202
Old Forge, PA8,26561488549
Mount Rainier, MD8,2775173,3243,840
Bogota, NJ8,27796874970
Oak Hill, WV8,2701352,2002,335
Source: The Oak Hill, 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.