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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 11%
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. 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 peopleFort Gay/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,803 (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)468 (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)2,336 (estimate)1,5832,110

Key findings

  • Fort Gay crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Gay are 23% higher than the national average
  • In Fort Gay you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Gay is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Gay has increased by 7%

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The Fort Gay crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fort Gay 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 Fort Gay crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Fort Gay (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Gay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Gay is 1 in 214
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Gay is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Gay is 1 in 36

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Gay (per 100,000 people)

      Fort Gay police department

      ItemFort GayWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.33.03.3
      There are a total of 3 Fort Gay police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.1% greater than the West Virginia average and 31.4% 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
      Lavalette, WV1,17776378454
      Louisa, KY2,708211465677
      Wayne, WV2,0441728611,034
      Blaine, KY743142,7453,059
      Fort Gay, WV9344682,3362,803

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Christiana, PA93401,2771,277
      Terramuggus, CT9341861,4391,624
      Kootenai, ID9342471,3431,589
      Coulterville, IL9346192,8093,429
      East Freedom, PA9344261,9522,378
      Fort Gay, WV9344682,3362,803
      Source: The Fort Gay, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.