Reported Annual Crime In Smithers

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSmithers/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,196 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSmithers/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)458 (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)2,738 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Smithers is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.76 daily crimes that occur in Smithers.
  • Smithers is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Smithers you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Smithers has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Smithers (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Smithers

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Smithers is 1 in 219
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Smithers is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Smithers is 1 in 32

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

Smithers police department

ItemSmithersWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)41,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.03.03.3
There are a total of 4 Smithers police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.6% greater than the West Virginia average and 51.7% 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
Belle, WV1,256119709827
Coal Fork, WV1,037138826965
Chesapeake, WV1,469142851994
Montgomery, WV1,8331468751,021
Ansted, WV1,5931508971,047
Smithers, WV9874582,7383,196

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakeside City, TX9872781,9082,186
Marion, TX9875603,8504,410
Chatham, VA9870542542
Franklinville, NC9875204,1214,641
Dolores, CO9874643,8194,283
Smithers, WV9874582,7383,196
Source: The Smithers, 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.