Reported Annual Crime In Ghent

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 peopleGhent/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)2,2032,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGhent/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a43.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a28.998.0
Assaultn/an/an/a273.4248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)351383
Burglaryn/an/an/a420.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,266.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a165.3237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)1,8522,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ghent is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0 daily crimes that occur in Ghent.
  • Ghent is safer than 98% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ghent you have a chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ghent has not changed.

Compare Ghent, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ghent (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Ghent (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ghent

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ghent is
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ghent is
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Year Over Year Crime In Ghent (per 100,000 people)

Ghent police department

ItemGhentWest 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 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

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Mabscott, WV1,29582431512
Shady Spring, WV3,38097510606
MacArthur, WV1,718130688818
Athens, WV1,070133702835
Coal City, WV1,644145762907
Crab Orchard, WV2,323151796947
Stanaford, WV1,529151798949
Ghent, WV597n/an/an/a

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De Valls Bluff, AR597173520693
Bryantown, MD5974371,9442,382
Canaseraga, NY5975772,4473,024
Bend, CA5975983,3263,924
Portia, AR5977834,3435,126
Ghent, WV597n/an/an/a
Source: The Ghent, 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.
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