Reported Annual Crime In Elkins

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkins/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,034 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkins/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a35.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a39.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a278.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)303 (estimate)358386
Burglaryn/an/an/a507.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,731 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elkins is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.57 daily crimes that occur in Elkins.
  • Elkins is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elkins you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elkins has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Elkins (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkins

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkins is 1 in 331
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkins is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkins is 1 in 50

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

Elkins police department

ItemElkinsWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 13 Elkins police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% less than the West Virginia average and 43.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia3,758203222
There are a total of 3,758 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 203 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 9% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belington, WV2,068413517930
Parsons, WV1,5181599081,067
East Dailey, WV4593131,7882,100
Montrose, WV1753682,1052,473
Beverly, WV6203752,1462,521
Hendricks, WV2114062,3192,725
Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV2744332,4742,906
Elkins, WV7,2323031,7312,034

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clinton, MA7,23258406464
Sappington, MO7,2332581,3901,648
Lake Lorraine, FL7,2332521,5741,825
Celina, TX7,236161718879
Knoxville, IA7,2362982,1332,431
Elkins, WV7,2323031,7312,034
Source: The Elkins, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.