Reported Annual Crime In New Martinsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Martinsville/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)5782,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Martinsville/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.3
Rape0n/a0.035.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.039.3102.8
Assault6n/a115.6278.5248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)116358386
Burglary3n/a57.8507.9468.9
Theft15n/a289.01,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a115.6137.0236.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)4622,0472,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in New Martinsville, WV is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 76% lower than the average of crimes committed in West Virginia. It is also 80% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, New Martinsville, WV shows a crime rate that is 68% lower than the West Virginia average. The crime rate is also 70% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, New Martinsville, WV is shown to be 77% lower than the West Virginia average and 81% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Martinsville is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.58 daily crimes that occur in New Martinsville.
  • New Martinsville is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Martinsville you have a 1 in 173 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Martinsville has decreased by 72%.

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Daily Crime In New Martinsville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in New Martinsville, WV per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for West Virginia and on a national level. In New Martinsville, WV the total number of daily crimes is 4.16 times less than the West Virginia average and 4.91 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in New Martinsville, WV is 3.10 times less than the West Virginia average and 3.34 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, New Martinsville, WV has a daily crime rate that is 4.43 times less than the West Virginia average and 5.30 times less than the national average.

How Safe is New Martinsville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in New Martinsville, WV in comparison to other notable cities in the state of West Virginia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in New Martinsville, WV to other cities in the state and across the country, New Martinsville, WV is 72% safer than other cities of West Virginia and 81% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in West Virginia cities and all around the United States, New Martinsville, WV has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing New Martinsville, WV crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Martinsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Martinsville is 1 in 865
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Martinsville is 1 in 217
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Martinsville is 1 in 173
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in New Martinsville, WV? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in New Martinsville, WV, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 865. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 217 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in New Martinsville, WV is 1 in 173.

Year Over Year Crime In New Martinsville (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether New Martinsville, WV is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. New Martinsville, WV has decreased by 61% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 74% year over year. Total crimes for New Martinsville, WV has decreased by 72% in the same time frame.

New Martinsville police department

ItemNew MartinsvilleWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)151,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.03.3
There are a total of 15 New Martinsville police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.4% less than the West Virginia average and 12.8% 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
Sistersville, WV1,5651659441,109
Paden City, WV2,9351679541,121
Powhatan Point, OH1,6031221,0471,169
Woodsfield, OH2,3701591,3681,527
Jacksonburg, WV1124052,3182,723
Middlebourne, WV8664082,3362,744
Hannibal, OH3753192,7393,057
New Martinsville, WV5,255116462578

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White City, UT5,2552212,6882,910
Bluefield, VA5,2542295,0515,279
Deale, MD5,2563181,5371,855
Grosse Pointe, MI5,256771,7311,808
Hugo, OK5,2575213,4563,977
New Martinsville, WV5,255116462578
Source: The New Martinsville, 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.