Reported Annual Crime In Shepherdstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShepherdstown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)331 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShepherdstown/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)47 (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)284 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shepherdstown is 88% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.91 daily crimes that occur in Shepherdstown.
  • Shepherdstown is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shepherdstown you have a 1 in 303 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shepherdstown has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Shepherdstown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shepherdstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shepherdstown is 1 in 2108
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shepherdstown is 1 in 353
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shepherdstown is 1 in 303

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

Shepherdstown police department

ItemShepherdstownWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)61,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.03.3
There are a total of 6 Shepherdstown police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.2% greater than the West Virginia average and 5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charles Town, WV5,46434413447
Bolivar, WV1,16265391456
Inwood, WV2,22278464542
Lovettsville, VA1,78557540597
Myersville, MD1,859142718860
Shepherdstown, WV1,63247284331

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beulaville, NC1,6321481,1741,322
Nashua, IA1,632122873995
Willacoochee, GA1,632743,6903,764
Coal City, WV1,632134800933
Meredith, NH1,6311262,4002,526
Shepherdstown, WV1,63247284331
Source: The Shepherdstown, 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.