Reported Annual Crime In Union

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,454 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/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)365 (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)2,089 (estimate)2,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
White Sulphur Springs, WV2,518149850998
Fairlea, WV1,8021871,0701,257
Ronceverte, WV1,9302291,0291,258
Alderson, WV1,061851,5241,609
Peterstown, WV5204072,3262,733
Union, WV4663652,0892,454

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  • The overall crime rate in Union is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.72 daily crimes that occur in Union.
  • Union is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Union you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Union has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Union (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union is 1 in 274
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Union is 1 in 41

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

Union police department

ItemUnionWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642558,732
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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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lone Wolf, OK4666224,1214,742
Eureka, WI4664002,5282,928
Thompson, IA4664072,9193,326
South Renovo, PA4664882,6923,181
Tryon, OK466595397992
Union, WV4663652,0892,454
Source: The Union, 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.