Wheeling, WV Crime Rates & Statistics

Wheeling crime information

StatisticWheeling /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime297 (estimate)300368
Property crime2,047 (estimate)2,1042,731
Total crime index2,344 (estimate)2,4043,099
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  • The estimated Wheeling crime index is 2% lower than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia crime index is 22% lower than the National average.
  • The estimated Wheeling violent crime rate is 1% lower than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia violent crime rate is 18% lower than the National average.
  • The estimated Wheeling property crime rate is 2% lower than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia property crime rate is 22% lower than the National average.

Wheeling police department

ItemWheelingWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)841,642504,711
Police officers /1000 residents3.03.03.3
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There are a total of 84 Wheeling police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.2% less than the West Virginia average and 9.3% less than the National average.

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  • Wheeling is safer than 17.8% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Wheeling is less than 3% of the cities in West Virginia.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Wheeling is 1 in 43.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Wheeling is 1 in 337.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Wheeling is 1 in 49.

Wheeling crime comparison

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Wheeling violent crime breakdown

CrimeWheelingWheeling /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Murdern/an/a35
Rapen/an/a3525
Robberyn/an/a35109
Assaultn/an/a227229
There was no crime data reported for this city.

Wheeling property crime breakdown

CrimeWheelingWheeling /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Burglaryn/an/a522610
Theftn/an/a1,4791,899
Vehichle theftn/an/a103221
There was no crime data reported for this city.

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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