Reported Annual Crime In Shinnston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShinnston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)1,2482,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShinnston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.3
Rape0n/a0.035.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.039.3102.8
Assault8n/a369.7278.5248.5
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)370358386
Burglary4n/a184.8507.9468.9
Theft14n/a647.01,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a46.2137.0236.9
Property crime19n/a (estimate)8782,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shinnston is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.42 daily crimes that occur in Shinnston.
  • Shinnston is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shinnston you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shinnston has decreased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Shinnston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shinnston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shinnston is 1 in 271
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shinnston is 1 in 114
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shinnston is 1 in 81

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

Shinnston police department

ItemShinnstonWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)71,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.03.3
There are a total of 7 Shinnston police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% greater than the West Virginia average and 2.7% 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
Monongah, WV1,0841820182
Barrackville, WV1,221113644757
Pleasant Valley, WV3,181124711836
Nutter Fort, WV1,698131748878
Rivesville, WV1,042140801941
Stonewood, WV1,901141806947
Mannington, WV1,9511548781,032
Shinnston, WV2,4323708781,248

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Llano, LA2,4322751,6051,880
Wilson's Mills, NC2,4331991,4661,665
Mount Morris, NY2,4342339571,190
Level Plains, AL2,4302981,9382,237
Lake Crystal, MN2,43001,0311,031
Shinnston, WV2,4323708781,248
Source: The Shinnston, 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.