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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 8%
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 peopleRidgeley/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,272 (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)461 (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)1,811 (estimate)1,3991,958

Key findings

  • Ridgeley crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ridgeley are 19% higher than the national average
  • In Ridgeley you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ridgeley is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ridgeley has decreased by 8%

Ridgeley crime map

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      Daily Crime In Ridgeley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ridgeley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ridgeley is 1 in 217
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ridgeley is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgeley is 1 in 45

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

      Ridgeley police department

      ItemRidgeleyWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.03.3
      There are a total of 2 Ridgeley police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.2% less than the West Virginia average and 8.9% less than the National average.

      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
      Lonaconing, MD1,214000
      Meyersdale, PA1,872000
      Fort Ashby, WV1,50190354445
      Fairhope, PA1,307170718889
      Keyser, WV5,2610987987
      Bowling Green, MD1,1162128521,064
      Westernport, MD1,9212158661,081
      Ridgeley, WV5644611,8112,272

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shelburne, VT564391,6741,713
      Pleasant Hills, OH5643412,0392,380
      Edgerton, MO5646412,9873,628
      Laurel, IN5645662,8213,387
      Melrose, WI5644392,0182,457
      Ridgeley, WV5644611,8112,272
      Source: The Ridgeley, 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.