A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Point Pleasant, WV is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Point Pleasant, WV. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Point Pleasant, WV averages 5% lower than the rest of West Virginia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 24% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Point Pleasant, WV is 66% lower than the average rate of crime in West Virginia and 69% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 6% higher than the remainder of the state of West Virginia and 17% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Point Pleasant, WV area.
The Point Pleasant crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Point Pleasant 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 Point Pleasant crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Point Pleasant is 24% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 5.71 daily crimes that occur in Point Pleasant.
Point Pleasant is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
In Point Pleasant you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Point Pleasant has decreased by 7%.
Daily Crime In Point Pleasant (per 100,000 people)
The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Point Pleasant, WV per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for West Virginia and on a national scale. In Point Pleasant, WV the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.06 times less than the West Virginia average and 1.32 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Point Pleasant, WV is 2.96 times less than the West Virginia average and 3.23 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Point Pleasant, WV has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the West Virginia average and 1.20 times less than the overall daily national average.
How Safe is Point Pleasant (higher is better)
How safe is Point Pleasant, WV compared to other cities in West Virginia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Point Pleasant, WV is safer than 71% of the cities in West Virginia and 59% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in West Virginia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Point Pleasant, WV. Overall, Point Pleasant, WV is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Point Pleasant
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 844
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 48
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Point Pleasant, WV? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Point Pleasant, WV, you have a 1 in 844 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 51. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Point Pleasant, WV is 1 in 48.
Year Over Year Crime In Point Pleasant (per 100,000 people)
An analysis of year to year crime rates in Point Pleasant, WV is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Point Pleasant, WV has increased by 2%, the amount of property crime in Point Pleasant, WV has decreased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Point Pleasant, WV has decreased by 7% year to year.
Point Pleasant police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 10 Point Pleasant police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24% less than the West Virginia average and 29.2% less than the National average.
Sex offenders in West Virginia
West Virginia /100K
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.
Source: The Point Pleasant, 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.