Reported Annual Crime In Matewan

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMatewan/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,981 (estimate)2,2032,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMatewan/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)475 (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)2,506 (estimate)1,8522,362

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The Matewan crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Matewan as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Matewan crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Matewan is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.17 daily crimes that occur in Matewan.
  • Matewan is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Matewan you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Matewan has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Matewan (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Matewan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Matewan is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Matewan is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Matewan is 1 in 34

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

Matewan police department

ItemMatewanWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.03.3
There are a total of 2 Matewan police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.5% greater than the West Virginia average and 25.3% greater 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
Gilbert Creek, WV1,1281708971,067
Williamson, WV3,0362431,0751,318
Belfry, KY2951901,7861,976
Chauncey, WV3873281,7302,057
Chattaroy, WV7794182,2062,625
South Williamson, KY6072622,4702,732
Delbarton, WV6244562,4052,861
Matewan, WV5354752,5062,981

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jerry City, OH5353803,0823,462
Fairfield, PA5350394394
Chalfant, CA5355623,1243,686
Huntsville, OH5353472,8153,162
Carter Springs, NV5356913,2463,937
Matewan, WV5354752,5062,981
Source: The Matewan, 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.