Reported Annual Crime In Peterstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterstown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,563 (estimate)2,2032,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterstown/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)408 (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)2,155 (estimate)1,8522,362

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The Peterstown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Peterstown 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 Peterstown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peterstown is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.02 daily crimes that occur in Peterstown.
  • Peterstown is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peterstown you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peterstown has decreased by 4%.

Compare Peterstown, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Peterstown (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Peterstown (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peterstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peterstown is 1 in 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peterstown is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peterstown is 1 in 40

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

Peterstown police department

ItemPeterstownWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

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
Narrows, VA2,04351153204
Athens, WV1,070133702835
Pembroke, VA1,07801,7501,750
Rich Creek, VA7465321,3301,862
Pearisburg, VA2,7141862,1622,348
Glen Lyn, VA7902,5422,542
Union, WV4664102,1662,576
Peterstown, WV5204082,1552,563

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dayton, IL5204061,8612,267
Michigantown, IN5205173,1333,650
Rocky Ridge, OH5203803,0843,464
Mount Calvary, WI5203391,9142,253
Troutville, VA5202612,2462,507
Peterstown, WV5204082,1552,563
Source: The Peterstown, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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