Reported Annual Crime In Wise

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWise/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime49n/a (estimate)1,5722,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWise/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.053.0101.9
Assault3n/a96.2110.2237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)96196373
Burglary8n/a256.6254.6491.4
Theft37n/a1,186.71,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a32.196.8220.2
Property crime46n/a (estimate)1,4751,8672,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Wise is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.31 daily crimes that occur in Wise.
  • Wise is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wise you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wise has decreased by 37%.

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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 1040
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wise is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wise is 1 in 64

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jenkins, KY2,314000
Whitesburg, KY1,83250100150
Appalachia, VA1,7322401,9182,158
Mayking, KY1582372,3582,595
Payne Gap, KY3722502,4902,740
Wise, VA3,204961,4751,572

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winnebago, IL3,20301,1641,164
Freedom, CA3,2052411,4791,720
Oakridge, OR3,2051661,8812,047
Dadeville, AL3,2039132,9603,873
Cutchogue, NY3,20283350432
Wise, VA3,204961,4751,572
Source: The Wise, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.