Reported Annual Crime In Switzer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwitzer/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,999 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwitzer/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)446 (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)2,552 (estimate)2,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chapmanville, WV1,242107612719
Man, WV1,050117672789
Mitchell Heights, WV447145827972
Mallory, WV1,183146832977
Logan, WV1,896147841988
Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV1,5221508581,008
Gilbert Creek, WV1,1111689581,125
Switzer, WV6014462,5522,999

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Switzer is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.22 daily crimes that occur in Switzer.
  • Switzer is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Switzer you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Switzer has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Switzer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Switzer is 1 in 225
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Switzer is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Switzer is 1 in 34

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

Switzer police department

ItemSwitzerWest 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.

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Cordova, MD6015812,8093,390
Sugar Grove, PA6013882,1412,530
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El Portal, CA6013662,0992,465
Strasburg, IL6016162,8953,511
Switzer, WV6014462,5522,999
Source: The Switzer, 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.