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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 8%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnawalt/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,646 (estimate)1,7552,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a20.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a282.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)537 (estimate)356388
Burglaryn/an/an/a273.3314.2
Theftn/an/an/a998.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a127.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,109 (estimate)1,3991,958

Key findings

  • Anawalt crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Anawalt are 38% higher than the national average
  • In Anawalt you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Anawalt is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Anawalt has decreased by 8%

Anawalt crime map

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The Anawalt crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Anawalt as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Anawalt crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Anawalt (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anawalt

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anawalt is 1 in 187
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anawalt is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anawalt is 1 in 38

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

      Anawalt police department

      ItemAnawaltWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.03.3
      There are a total of 1 Anawalt police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.4% greater than the West Virginia average and 39.2% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in West Virginia

      StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
      West Virginia4,917266266
      There are a total of 4,917 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 266 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is equal the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pocahontas, VA2990282282
      Gratton, VA1,08270488558
      Brush Fork, WV1,359166651817
      Bluewell, WV2,165186732918
      Springville, VA1,401116806922
      War, WV1,044200785985
      Welch, WV3,0432519871,239
      Anawalt, WV1625372,1092,646

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sunizona, AZ1627103,2623,973
      Stout, IA1623772,1032,480
      Palmer, KS1626173,1933,811
      Portsmouth, IA1623531,9702,323
      Homestead, MO1627803,6384,418
      Anawalt, WV1625372,1092,646
      Source: The Anawalt, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.