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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaverly/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,072 (estimate)1,7762,580
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)338 (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)1,733 (estimate)1,4862,200

Key findings

  • Waverly crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waverly are 11% lower than the national average
  • In Waverly you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waverly is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waverly has decreased by 19%

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The Waverly crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Waverly as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Waverly crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Waverly (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waverly

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waverly is 1 in 296
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waverly is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waverly is 1 in 49

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

      Waverly police department

      ItemWaverlyWest 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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      Boaz, WV1,50450255305
      Washington, WV1,24566341407
      Williamstown, WV2,94586441528
      Mineralwells, WV1,48288452540
      Lubeck, WV1,27296494590
      Blennerhassett, WV2,879102521622
      St. Marys, WV1,801102524626
      Waverly, WV1943381,7332,072

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      Plevna, MT1944943,2973,791
      Lena, MS1942542,6112,865
      Muncie, IL1946092,9153,524
      Fostoria, IA1943052,0662,372
      Wachapreague, VA1942762,2952,571
      Waverly, WV1943381,7332,072
      Source: The Waverly, 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.