Reported Annual Crime In Kingwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)889 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingwood/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)132 (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)757 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kingwood is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.44 daily crimes that occur in Kingwood.
  • Kingwood is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kingwood you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kingwood has increased by 11%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kingwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kingwood is 1 in 756
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kingwood is 1 in 133
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kingwood is 1 in 113

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

Kingwood police department

ItemKingwoodWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.73.03.3
There are a total of 2 Kingwood police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.7% less than the West Virginia average and 79.2% 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
Cheat Lake, WV9,671126718844
Brandonville, WV125145827972
Terra Alta, WV1,5981689601,128
Brookhaven, WV5,3001761,0041,180
Oakland, MD2,008541,5521,606
Morgantown, WV30,3642862,1672,453
Aurora, WV1583692,1122,481
Kingwood, WV2,951132757889

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Afton, MN2,95138335373
Murfreesboro, NC2,9511771,3011,478
Spring Arbor, MI2,9522068581,064
Brownstown, IN2,9522033,3863,590
Edgecliff Village, TX2,9501821,1581,340
Kingwood, WV2,951132757889
Source: The Kingwood, 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.