Oceana, WV Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Oceana

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOceana/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime167n/a (estimate)12,3252,4043,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOceana/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a035
Rape0n/a03525
Robbery0n/a035109
Assault40n/a2,952227229
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)2,952300368
Burglary18n/a1,328522610
Theft107n/a7,8971,4791,899
Vehichle theft2n/a148103221
Property crime127n/a (estimate)9,3732,1042,731

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Daily Crime In Oceana (per 100,000 people)

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How Safe is Oceana (higher is better)

The overall crime rate in Oceana is 297% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 33.77 daily crimes that occur in Oceana.
Oceana is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
In Oceana you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Oceana has increased by 15%.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oceana

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oceana is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oceana is 1 in 11
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oceana is 1 in 9

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

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Man, WV1,99192633725
Pineville, WV1,01999684783
Gilbert Creek, WV1,1241278761,003
Mallory, WV1,2101288841,012
Mullens, WV2,3081379421,078
Oceana, WV1,9662,9529,37312,325

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Veedersburg, IN1,9661121,4181,531
Dry Ridge, KY1,96640670710
New Chicago, IN1,9651071,3521,459
Shelby, MI1,9651381,1651,303
Marks, MS1,9671341,7001,834
Oceana, WV1,9662,9529,37312,325

Oceana police department

ItemOceanaWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)51,642504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.63.03.3

There are a total of 5 Oceana police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.3% greater than the West Virginia average and 11.6% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.