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Reported Annual Crime In Sophia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSophia/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,187 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSophia/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)177 (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)1,011 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sophia is 58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.25 daily crimes that occur in Sophia.
  • Sophia is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sophia you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sophia has increased by 7%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sophia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sophia is 1 in 566
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sophia is 1 in 99
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sophia is 1 in 85

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

Sophia police department

ItemSophiaWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 3 Sophia police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% less than the West Virginia average and 31.6% 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
Mabscott, WV1,29583476559
Shady Spring, WV3,38099564662
MacArthur, WV1,718133760893
Prosperity, WV1,350134766900
Bradley, WV1,797135774909
Coal City, WV1,644147843990
Mullens, WV1,7011518641,015
Sophia, WV1,2671771,0111,187

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakeview, LA1,2672631,5311,794
New London, MN1,2671059261,031
Ellenboro, NC1,2671981,4601,659
Third Lake, IL1,26666312379
Redwater, TX1,2682041,2941,498
Sophia, WV1,2671771,0111,187
Source: The Sophia, 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.