Reported Annual Crime In Weston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10n/a (estimate)2452,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.3
Rape0n/a0.035.940.4
Robbery1n/a24.539.3102.8
Assault1n/a24.5278.5248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)49358386
Burglary1n/a24.5507.9468.9
Theft7n/a171.71,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0137.0236.9
Property crime8n/a (estimate)1962,0472,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Weston, WV. The total number of reported crimes in Weston, WV is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Weston, WV crime rate is 90% lower than the West Virginia average and is 91% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Weston, WV has a violent crime rate that is 86% lower than the West Virginia average and 87% lower than the national average. For property crime, Weston, WV is 90% lower than the West Virginia average and 92% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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Stonewood, WV1,962148846994
Lost Creek, WV4753662,0922,458
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Burnsville, WV5234412,5212,962
Jane Lew, WV4704482,5643,012
Anmoore, WV8665323,0403,571
Century, WV1875383,0763,614
Weston, WV4,08849196245

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Weston is 91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.67 daily crimes that occur in Weston.
  • Weston is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Weston you have a 1 in 408 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Weston has increased by 150%.

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Daily Crime In Weston (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Weston, WV per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for West Virginia and on a national level. In Weston, WV the total number of daily crimes is 9.81 times less than the West Virginia average and 11.57 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Weston, WV is 7.30 times less than the West Virginia average and 7.88 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Weston, WV has a daily crime rate that is 10.44 times less than the West Virginia average and 12.49 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Weston (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Weston, WV compared to every other city in West Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Weston, WV ranks safer than 86% of every city located within West Virginia along with 92% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in West Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Weston, WV. As a result, Weston, WV is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Weston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Weston is 1 in 2040
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Weston is 1 in 510
The chance of being a victim of crime in Weston is 1 in 408
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Weston, WV? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Weston, WV, you have a 1 in 2040 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 510. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Weston, WV is 1 in 408.

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

A good indicator of whether Weston, WV is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Weston, WV has not changed, while the property crime rate in Weston, WV has increased by 100% year over year. The number of total crimes in Weston, WV has increased by 150% year over year.

Weston police department

ItemWestonWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)81,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.03.3
There are a total of 8 Weston police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.7% less than the West Virginia average and 40.4% 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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Vilonia, AR4,091441,2481,292
Hyde Park, UT4,0851591,9332,092
Weston, WV4,08849196245
Source: The Weston, 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.