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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 73%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProsperity/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)657 (estimate)1,7552,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a20.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a282.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)133 (estimate)356388
Burglaryn/an/an/a273.3314.2
Theftn/an/an/a998.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a127.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)524 (estimate)1,3991,958

Key findings

  • Prosperity crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prosperity are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Prosperity you have a 1 in 153 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prosperity is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prosperity has decreased by 8%

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The Prosperity crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Prosperity as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Prosperity crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Prosperity (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prosperity

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prosperity is 1 in 751
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prosperity is 1 in 191
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prosperity is 1 in 153

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

      Prosperity police department

      ItemProsperityWest 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 Virginia4,917266266
      There are a total of 4,917 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 266 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is equal the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oak Hill, WV8,7225087137
      Mabscott, WV1,29583325408
      Shady Spring, WV3,38098385483
      MacArthur, WV1,718132520652
      Bradley, WV1,797135529664
      Coal City, WV1,644147576723
      Crab Orchard, WV2,323153601754
      Prosperity, WV1,350133524657

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pearlington, MS1,350115833948
      Bogata, TX1,3501902,8493,039
      Chadwicks, NY1,350196761958
      Ama, LA1,3492009031,103
      Troy, TN1,3511529141,066
      Prosperity, WV1,350133524657
      Source: The Prosperity, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.