Reported Annual Crime In Sylvester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylvester/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,343 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylvester/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)349 (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)1,994 (estimate)2,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Madison, WV3,021146837984
Chesapeake, WV1,4691518631,013
Montgomery, WV1,8331558871,042
Cedar Grove, WV1,0821771,0121,189
Mount Carbon, WV3692881,6471,935
Comfort, WV5013341,9122,246
Pratt, WV5323822,1832,565
Sylvester, WV1223491,9942,343

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sylvester is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.42 daily crimes that occur in Sylvester.
  • Sylvester is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sylvester you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sylvester has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sylvester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sylvester is 1 in 287
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sylvester is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sylvester is 1 in 43

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

Sylvester police department

ItemSylvesterWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.33.03.3
There are a total of 1 Sylvester police officers. This results in 6.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 108.9% greater than the West Virginia average and 93.7% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Goodridge, MN1223883,4083,796
Oso, WA1223123,6053,917
Emington, IL1226583,0913,749
Westphalia, IA1223652,6152,979
Sasakwa, OK1227244,7975,521
Sylvester, WV1223491,9942,343
Source: The Sylvester, 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.