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Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)551 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/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)82 (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)469 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.51 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 67%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 1219
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 214
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 182

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

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonWest 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
Boaz, WV1,50461351413
Mineralwells, WV1,482109622731
Lubeck, WV1,272119680799
Blennerhassett, WV2,879125717843
Williamstown, WV2,945369571941
North Hills, WV920145827972
Reno, OH1,0661159901,105
Washington, WV1,24582469551

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Queens Gate, PA1,245107590697
Remerton, GA1,2458874,6145,501
Rosendale Hamlet, NY1,245168691859
St. Francis, KS1,245771,3081,385
Prospect, PA1,245000
Washington, WV1,24582469551
Source: The Washington, 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.