In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
The Athens crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Athens as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Athens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Athens is 70% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 2.29 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
Athens is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
In Athens you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has increased by 1%.
Source: The Athens, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.