Wheeling, WV Crime Rates & Statistics

Wheeling crime information

StatisticWheeling /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime864316387
Property crime2,7052,3652,859
Total crime index3,5692,6813,246
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  • The Wheeling crime index is 33% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia crime index is 17% lower than the National average.
  • The Wheeling violent crime rate is 173% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia violent crime rate is 18% lower than the National average.
  • The Wheeling property crime rate is 14% higher than the West Virginia average and and the West Virginia property crime rate is 17% lower than the National average.

Wheeling police department

ItemWheelingWest VirginiaNational
Total police officers841,642504,711
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 chance of being a victim of a crime in Wheeling is 1 in 29.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Wheeling is 1 in 116.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Wheeling is 1 in 37.

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Wheeling violent crime breakdown

CrimeWheelingWheeling /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Murder0045
Rape17602327
Robbery4214845113
Assault186656245242

Wheeling property crime breakdown

CrimeWheelingWheeling /100KWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
Burglary265935609670
Theft4551,6051,6371,959
Vehichle theft47166119230

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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