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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 87%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoaz/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)326 (estimate)1,9002,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a21.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)54 (estimate)317379
Burglaryn/an/an/a328.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,119.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a135.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)272 (estimate)1,5832,110

Key findings

  • Boaz crime rates are 87% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boaz are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Boaz you have a 1 in 307 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boaz is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boaz has increased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Boaz (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boaz

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boaz is 1 in 1838
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boaz is 1 in 368
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boaz is 1 in 307

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

      Boaz police department

      ItemBoazWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      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
      Washington, WV1,24573363435
      Williamstown, WV2,94594470564
      Mineralwells, WV1,48296481578
      Lubeck, WV1,272105526631
      Devola, OH2,59080559639
      Blennerhassett, WV2,879111555666
      Belmont, WV1,031126628754
      Boaz, WV1,50454272326

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Honaker, VA1,5041501,2031,353
      Ontonagon, MI1,504207752959
      Gold Key Lake, PA1,504111511622
      Sackets Harbor, NY1,504146557702
      Sebree, KY1,50406565
      Boaz, WV1,50454272326
      Source: The Boaz, 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.