Reported Annual Crime In Spencer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpencer/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,243 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpencer/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)185 (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)1,058 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spencer is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.4 daily crimes that occur in Spencer.
  • Spencer is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spencer you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spencer has decreased by 37%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spencer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spencer is 1 in 541
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spencer is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of crime in Spencer is 1 in 81

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

Spencer police department

ItemSpencerWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)41,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.03.3
There are a total of 4 Spencer police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.9% less than the West Virginia average and 46.8% 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
Reedy, WV1254882,7893,277
Grantsville, WV6324912,8053,295
Spencer, WV2,0081851,0581,243

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oakland, MD2,008541,5521,606
Combine, TX2,0081581,0031,160
Laurium, MI2,007529831,035
Thorsby, AL2,0072121,1751,387
Newtown, CT2,00911295306
Spencer, WV2,0081851,0581,243
Source: The Spencer, 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.