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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 22%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleKermit/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,914 (estimate)1,7552,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a20.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a282.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)388 (estimate)356388
Burglaryn/an/an/a273.3314.2
Theftn/an/an/a998.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a127.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,525 (estimate)1,3991,958

Key findings

  • Kermit crime rates are 18% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kermit are equal to the national average
  • In Kermit you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kermit is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kermit has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Kermit (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kermit

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kermit is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kermit is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kermit is 1 in 53

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

      Kermit police department

      ItemKermitWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.03.3
      There are a total of 1 Kermit police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.3% less than the West Virginia average and 22.9% less 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
      Williamson, WV3,03622374297
      Chattaroy, WV7794241,6672,091
      Delbarton, WV6244621,8172,279
      South Williamson, KY6073012,0652,366
      Inez, KY7963082,1192,427
      Warfield, KY3253522,4212,773
      Kermit, WV2683881,5251,914

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prompton, PA2683871,6322,019
      Harpers Ferry, IA2683241,8082,132
      Wellsville, PA2684151,7502,165
      Wildwood, KY268117803920
      White Signal, NM2684821,7602,241
      Kermit, WV2683881,5251,914
      Source: The Kermit, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.