Reported Annual Crime In War

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWar/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,350 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWar/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)201 (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)1,149 (estimate)2,0472,451

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  • The overall crime rate in War is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.7 daily crimes that occur in War.
  • War is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In War you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in War has decreased by 63%.

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Daily Crime In War (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in War

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in War is 1 in 498
The chance of being a victim of property crime in War is 1 in 88
The chance of being a victim of crime in War is 1 in 75

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

War police department

ItemWarWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
There are a total of 2 War police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.6% less than the West Virginia average and 26.9% 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
Gratton, VA1,08273623696
Raven, VA1,8541221,0441,166
Welch, WV3,0432531,4451,697
Tazewell, VA4,4702741,8272,101
Northfork, WV2585242,9973,521
Bradshaw, WV2655253,0013,526
Gary, WV7035353,0603,595
War, WV1,0442011,1491,350

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Royalton, PA1,044133736869
Sedan, KS1,0441981,4051,604
Cimarron, NM1,0443331,8682,201
Lincoln, MO1,044863,4223,507
Alto, GA1,04386429515
War, WV1,0442011,1491,350
Source: The War, 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.