Reported Annual Crime In Springfield

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 peopleSpringfield/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,422 (estimate)1,7762,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/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)232 (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)1,190 (estimate)1,4862,200

Springfield crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Springfield is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.9 daily crimes that occur in Springfield.
  • Springfield is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Springfield you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Springfield has decreased by 26%.

Compare Springfield, WV Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Springfield (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Springfield (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Springfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Springfield is 1 in 431
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Springfield is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Springfield is 1 in 71

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

      Springfield police department

      ItemSpringfieldWest VirginiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,642558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      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

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      Lonaconing, MD1,214000
      Fort Ashby, WV1,50173376450
      Romney, WV2,301137701838
      Bowling Green, MD1,1162481,0761,325
      Carpendale, WV7722511,2861,537
      La Vale, MD3,2372911,2631,555
      Frostburg, MD8,7182211,5951,816
      Springfield, WV4012321,1901,422

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hermon, NY4015562,2882,844
      Jane Lew, WV4013571,8272,184
      Madison, NY4015392,2162,755
      Gatesville, NC4013972,6223,019
      Russian Mission, AK4011,4305,3336,763
      Springfield, WV4012321,1901,422
      Source: The Springfield, 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.