Reported Annual Crime In Switzer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwitzer/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,886 (estimate)2,2032,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwitzer/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a43.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a28.998.0
Assaultn/an/an/a273.4248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)460 (estimate)351383
Burglaryn/an/an/a420.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,266.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a165.3237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,426 (estimate)1,8522,362
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The Switzer crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Switzer as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Switzer crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Switzer is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.91 daily crimes that occur in Switzer.
  • Switzer is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Switzer you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Switzer has decreased by 2%.

Compare Switzer, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Switzer (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Switzer (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Switzer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Switzer is 1 in 218
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Switzer is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Switzer is 1 in 35

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

Switzer police department

ItemSwitzerWest 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 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
Chapmanville, WV1,392119626745
Mitchell Heights, WV496142748890
Logan, WV1,766142750892
Mallory, WV1,137144762907
Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV1,235149785934
Bruno, WV1,114156823979
Gilbert Creek, WV1,1281708971,067
Switzer, WV7654602,4262,886

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Watson, IL7656542,9983,653
Montfort, WI7654102,3182,728
Derby Line, VT7652051,7781,983
St. Charles, IA7653032,1972,500
Bouse, AZ7656413,6784,319
Switzer, WV7654602,4262,886
Source: The Switzer, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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