Reported Annual Crime In Parsons

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParsons/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,069 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParsons/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a35.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a39.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a278.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)159 (estimate)358386
Burglaryn/an/an/a507.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)910 (estimate)2,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belington, WV2,145413517930
Elkins, WV7,2412951,6891,985
Montrose, WV1693682,1032,471
Davis, WV7583782,1632,541
Thomas, WV5733792,1652,544
Hendricks, WV2704112,3482,758
Hambleton, WV2714502,5733,023
Parsons, WV1,3901599101,069

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Parsons is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.93 daily crimes that occur in Parsons.
  • Parsons is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Parsons you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Parsons has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Parsons

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Parsons is 1 in 629
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Parsons is 1 in 110
The chance of being a victim of crime in Parsons is 1 in 94

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

Parsons police department

ItemParsonsWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.73.03.3
There are a total of 1 Parsons police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.3% less than the West Virginia average and 78.9% 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.

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Lake Waccamaw, NC1,39085624709
Jordan, NY1,390189775964
Elmore, OH1,3901171,0041,121
Bressler, PA1,390129712841
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Parsons, WV1,3901599101,069
Source: The Parsons, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.