Reported Annual Crime In Sophia

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSophia/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)877 (estimate)1,7762,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSophia/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a31.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a218.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)143 (estimate)290381
Burglaryn/an/an/a296.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,049.61,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)734 (estimate)1,4862,200

Sophia crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sophia is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.4 daily crimes that occur in Sophia.
  • Sophia is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sophia you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sophia has decreased by 26%.

Compare Sophia, WV Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Sophia (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Sophia (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sophia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sophia is 1 in 699
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sophia is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sophia is 1 in 115

      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 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.

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      Mabscott, WV1,29567346413
      Shady Spring, WV3,38080409489
      MacArthur, WV1,718108552660
      Prosperity, WV1,350109556665
      Bradley, WV1,797110562672
      Coal City, WV1,644119612731
      Mullens, WV1,701122627750
      Sophia, WV1,267143734877

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      New London, MN1,26795866961
      Ellenboro, NC1,2672021,3301,532
      Lakeview, LA1,2672501,5211,770
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
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      Sophia, WV1,267143734877
      Source: The Sophia, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.