Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)505 (estimate)2,2032,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/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)80 (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)424 (estimate)1,8522,362

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The Washington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Washington 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 Washington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.38 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 199 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 53%.

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Daily Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Washington (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 1244
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 199

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, WV1,50460318378
Williamstown, WV2,945104550654
Mineralwells, WV1,482107563670
Lubeck, WV1,272117616732
Blennerhassett, WV2,879123649772
North Hills, WV920142748890
Reno, OH1,0661149291,043
Washington, WV1,24580424505

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rosendale Hamlet, NY1,245160677836
Prospect, PA1,245000
Wetumka, OK1,2452431,5341,777
St. Francis, KS1,2451781,2091,388
Black River, NY1,2450471471
Washington, WV1,24580424505
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.