Annual Crime In Opal (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOpal/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,721 (estimate)1,9972,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOpal/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a17.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a150.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)289 (estimate)212381
Burglaryn/an/an/a264.0376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,375.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a145.2228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,432 (estimate)1,7852,200

Key findings

  • Opal crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Opal are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Opal you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Opal is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Opal has decreased by 9%

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Compare Opal, WY Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Opal (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Opal (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Opal

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Opal is 1 in 347
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Opal is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Opal is 1 in 37

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

      Opal police department

      ItemOpalWyomingNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a987558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.3

      Sex offenders in Wyoming

      StateTotal offendersWyoming /100KNational /100K
      Wyoming2,403423266
      There are a total of 2,403 sex offenders in Wyoming. This yields a total of 423 sex offenders in Wyoming per 100,000 residents which is 59% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Diamondville, WY622000
      Kemmerer, WY2,71072616688
      Opal, WY1052892,4322,721

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Geyser, MT1054823,2183,700
      Southview, PA1053221,5691,891
      Rosebud, MT1055303,5374,067
      Beaver, AR1054832,5843,067
      Farmington, WA1054634,3744,837
      Opal, WY1052892,4322,721
      Source: The Opal, WY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.