Oceana, WV Crime Rates & Statistics

Oceana crime information

StatisticOceana /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime2,952300368
Property crime9,3732,1042,731
Total crime index12,3252,4043,099
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  • The Oceana crime index is 412% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia crime index is 22% lower than the National average.
  • The Oceana violent crime rate is 883% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia violent crime rate is 18% lower than the National average.
  • The Oceana property crime rate is 345% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia property crime rate is 22% lower than the National average.

Oceana police department

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

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  • Oceana is safer than 0.6% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Oceana is less than 1% of the cities in West Virginia.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Oceana is 1 in 9.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Oceana is 1 in 34.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Oceana is 1 in 11.

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Oceana violent crime breakdown

CrimeOceanaOceana /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Murder0035
Rape003525
Robbery0035109
Assault402,952227229

Oceana property crime breakdown

CrimeOceanaOceana /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Burglary181,328522610
Theft1077,8971,4791,899
Vehichle theft2148103221

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.

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