Reported Annual Crime In West Union

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Union/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,170 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Union/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)174 (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)995 (estimate)2,0472,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pennsboro, WV1,24409494
Harrisville, WV2,1941659451,110
Salem, WV1,8611761,0061,182
Middlebourne, WV8904282,4492,877
Pullman, WV1954482,5613,008
Ellenboro, WV4824642,6543,119
Auburn, WV1265793,3083,886
West Union, WV1,1771749951,170

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Union is 59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.2 daily crimes that occur in West Union.
  • West Union is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Union you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Union has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In West Union (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Union

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Union is 1 in 575
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Union is 1 in 101
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Union is 1 in 86

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

West Union police department

ItemWest UnionWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.03.3
There are a total of 1 West Union police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.8% less than the West Virginia average and 62.7% 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.

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Rancho Alegre, TX1,1772441,5491,793
Marmaduke, AR1,1774041,6962,100
Solomon, KS1,1771691,2021,371
Conehatta, MS1,1771531,5121,665
Stoneville, NC1,1771791,3181,497
West Union, WV1,1771749951,170
Source: The West 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.