Reported Annual Crime In Wise

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWise/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)1,2612,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWise/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape2n/a64.732.540.4
Robbery0n/a0.057.1102.8
Assault5n/a161.7122.2248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)226218386
Burglary8n/a258.6238.0468.9
Theft24n/a775.91,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0116.4236.9
Property crime32n/a (estimate)1,0351,8592,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jenkins, KY2,314000
Whitesburg, KY1,832101353454
Appalachia, VA1,7324231,0881,511
Pound, VA9812091,3581,567
Coeburn, VA2,3092521,4631,715
Clintwood, VA1,4481532,2152,368
Mayking, KY1582512,3712,622
Wise, VA3,2042261,0351,261

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wise is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.45 daily crimes that occur in Wise.
  • Wise is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wise you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wise has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Wise (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wise

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wise is 1 in 442
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wise is 1 in 97
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wise is 1 in 80

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

Wise police department

ItemWiseVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)148,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.23.23.3
There are a total of 14 Wise police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.5% greater than the Virginia average and 28.6% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oakridge, OR3,2051691,8922,061
Dadeville, AL3,2037333,6994,432
Winnebago, IL3,203671,6361,703
Freedom, CA3,2052511,4431,694
Cutchogue, NY3,20282337419
Wise, VA3,2042261,0351,261
Source: The Wise, VA 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.