Reported Annual Crime In Shinnston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShinnston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime36n/a (estimate)1,6582,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShinnston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.84.9
Rape0n/a0.036.438.6
Robbery0n/a0.041.2101.9
Assault6n/a276.4256.4237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)276338373
Burglary5n/a230.3497.3491.4
Theft25n/a1,151.51,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0121.4220.2
Property crime30n/a (estimate)1,3822,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shinnston is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.54 daily crimes that occur in Shinnston.
  • Shinnston is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shinnston you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shinnston has increased by 64%.

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Daily Crime In Shinnston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shinnston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shinnston is 1 in 362
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shinnston is 1 in 73
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shinnston is 1 in 61

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

Shinnston police department

ItemShinnstonWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)71,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.03.3
There are a total of 7 Shinnston police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% greater than the West Virginia average and 3.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rivesville, WV1,095111663774
Nutter Fort, WV1,388117701818
Barrackville, WV1,250126754880
Pleasant Valley, WV3,175131785917
Lumberport, WV1,052137819956
Shinnston, WV2,4762761,3821,658

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairlawn, VA2,476969161,012
Park View, IA2,47693663756
La Villa, TX2,4772381,0301,267
South Congaree, SC2,4752932,7583,051
Dogtown, CA2,4751539391,092
Shinnston, WV2,4762761,3821,658
Source: The Shinnston, 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.