Reported Annual Crime In Peterstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterstown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,680 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterstown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a36.438.6
Robberyn/an/an/a41.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a256.4237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)384 (estimate)338373
Burglaryn/an/an/a497.3491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a121.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,296 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peterstown is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.34 daily crimes that occur in Peterstown.
  • Peterstown is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peterstown you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peterstown has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Peterstown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peterstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peterstown is 1 in 261
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peterstown is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peterstown is 1 in 38

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

Peterstown police department

ItemPeterstownWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

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
Narrows, VA2,05851103154
Athens, WV1,062119711830
Pembroke, VA1,2981851,9462,132
Union, WV6473452,0612,406
Rich Creek, VA7164012,0052,406
Peterstown, WV4423842,2962,680

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tishomingo, MS4423703,8034,174
De Witt, NE4423622,9533,316
Mesa, CA4423522,1632,515
Sandy Hook, WI4422841,8342,119
Dresden, NY4425962,5163,112
Peterstown, WV4423842,2962,680
Source: The Peterstown, 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.