Reported Annual Crime In Richwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichwood/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,401 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichwood/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)209 (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)1,193 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richwood is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.84 daily crimes that occur in Richwood.
  • Richwood is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richwood you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richwood has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Richwood (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richwood is 1 in 480
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richwood is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richwood is 1 in 72

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

Richwood police department

ItemRichwoodWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.03.3
There are a total of 3 Richwood police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.8% less than the West Virginia average and 55.1% less 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
Craigsville, WV1,740146834980
Nettie, WV7423772,1532,530
Quinwood, WV1744852,7743,260
Camden-on-Gauley, WV1925012,8653,366
Cowen, WV5255032,8783,382
Fenwick, WV1525303,0313,561
Richwood, WV2,0642091,1931,401

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Rutland, VT2,06478834912
St. Francisville, LA2,0641881,0971,285
Dover, TN2,0642052,6622,867
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA2,0642661,5271,793
Sulligent, AL2,0632193,7703,989
Richwood, WV2,0642091,1931,401
Source: The Richwood, 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.