Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,739 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/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)557 (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)3,183 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.24 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 180
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 27

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

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonWest 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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Eleanor, WV1,691101577678
Tornado, WV1,294107609716
Poca, WV1,019109626735
Alum Creek, WV1,949116666782
Coal Fork, WV1,061118673790
Winfield, WV2,30042761804
Belle, WV1,213124711835
Jefferson, WV8225573,1833,739

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Chazy, NY8225812,3882,968
Rockvale, TN8224331,9542,388
Wagener, SC8224843,0233,507
Illiopolis, IL8226032,8333,435
Ivy, VA82288751839
Jefferson, WV8225573,1833,739
Source: The Jefferson, 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.