Reported Annual Crime In Barboursville

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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarboursville/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime211n/a (estimate)4,9581,7762,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarboursville/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape1n/a23.536.142.6
Robbery2n/a47.031.786.2
Assault0n/a0.0218.5246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)70290381
Burglary11n/a258.5296.5376.0
Theft193n/a4,534.81,049.61,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a94.0139.5228.9
Property crime208n/a (estimate)4,8871,4862,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Barboursville, WV is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Barboursville, WV. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Barboursville, WV averages 179% higher than the rest of West Virginia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 92% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Barboursville, WV is 76% lower than the average rate of crime in West Virginia and 81% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 229% higher than the remainder of the state of West Virginia and 122% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Barboursville, WV area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Barboursville is 92% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.58 daily crimes that occur in Barboursville.
  • Barboursville is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Barboursville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Barboursville has decreased by 36%.

Compare Barboursville, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Barboursville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Barboursville, WV on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of West Virginia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Barboursville, WV (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to West Virginia state wide, are 2.79 times more than the state average and 1.92 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Barboursville, WV on a daily bases are 4.11 times less than than West Virginia average and 5.40 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Barboursville, WV are 3.29 times more than the daily state average and 2.22 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Barboursville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Barboursville, WV compared to other areas of West Virginia, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Barboursville, WV safer than 24% when compared to other West Virginia cities, and 23% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in West Virginia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Barboursville, WV. At this time, Barboursville, WV sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barboursville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barboursville is 1 in 1419
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barboursville is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Barboursville is 1 in 21
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Barboursville, WV? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Barboursville, WV your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1419. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 21 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Barboursville, WV is 1 in 21.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Barboursville, WV is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Barboursville, WV has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Barboursville, WV has decreased by 36%, and the total amount of crime in Barboursville, WV has decreased by 36% year to year.

Barboursville police department

ItemBarboursvilleWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)201,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.03.03.3
There are a total of 20 Barboursville police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.1% greater than the West Virginia average and 54.7% 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
Ceredo, WV1,33675299373
Lavalette, WV1,17769355424
Lesage, WV1,228107546653
Milton, WV2,571114584699
Hamlin, WV1,531122623744
Culloden, WV3,451131672804
Wayne, WV2,044158809966
Barboursville, WV4,162704,8874,958

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Warminster Heights, PA4,1621768581,035
Forty Fort, PA4,162122660782
Blanchester, OH4,163713,7453,815
El Verano, CA4,1612581,3741,632
Leisure Village, NJ4,1612091,4141,623
Barboursville, WV4,162704,8874,958
Source: The Barboursville, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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