Oceana, WV Crime Rates & Statistics

Oceana crime information

StatisticOceana /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime3,152316387
Property crime9,0972,3652,859
Total crime index12,2492,6813,246
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  • The Oceana crime index is 356% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia crime index is 17% lower than the National average.
  • The Oceana violent crime rate is 896% 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 284% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia property crime rate is 17% lower than the National average.

Oceana police department

ItemOceanaWest VirginiaNational
Total police officers51,464511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.52.62.8
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There are a total of 5 Oceana police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.6% greater than the West Virginia average and 22.8% greater than the National average.

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  • Oceana is safer than 0% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Oceana is less than 0% 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 32.
  • 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
Murder0045
Rape002327
Robbery321545113
Assault412,937245242

Oceana property crime breakdown

CrimeOceanaOceana /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Burglary181,289609670
Theft1087,7361,6371,959
Vehichle theft172119230

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia3,180172192

There are a total of 3,180 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 172 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

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