Reported Annual Crime In Oceana

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOceana/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,175 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOceana/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)175 (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)1,000 (estimate)2,0472,451
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The Oceana crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oceana 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 Oceana crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oceana is 59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.22 daily crimes that occur in Oceana.
  • Oceana is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oceana you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oceana has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Oceana (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oceana

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oceana is 1 in 572
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oceana is 1 in 100
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oceana is 1 in 86

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

Oceana police department

ItemOceanaWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)51,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.63.03.3
There are a total of 5 Oceana police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.3% greater than the West Virginia average and 12.1% 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
Mallory, WV1,137147842990
Mullens, WV1,7011518641,015
Bruno, WV1,1141599101,069
Gilbert Creek, WV1,1281739911,165
Corinne, WV1412791,5971,876
Man, WV8283281,8752,203
Pineville, WV5573602,0592,419
Oceana, WV1,2801751,0001,175

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fox Chase, PA1,28085470555
Dunnigan, CA1,2802391,3701,608
Grant, NE1,2801229491,071
Eureka, MT1,2800371371
West Leechburg, PA1,2800317317
Oceana, WV1,2801751,0001,175
Source: The Oceana, 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.