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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 66%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Union/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)7612,1592,346
Murder0n/a0.07.06.5
Rape0n/a0.043.238.4
Robbery0n/a0.066.973.9
Assault3n/a95.1191.6279.7
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)95309388
Burglary7n/a222.0318.8314.2
Theft11n/a348.91,359.81,398.0
Vehicle theft3n/a95.1171.7246.0
Property crime21n/a (estimate)6661,8501,958

Key findings

  • West Union crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Union are 75% lower than the national average
  • In West Union you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Union is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Union has not changed

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      Daily Crime In West Union (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Union

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Union is 1 in 1051
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Union is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Union is 1 in 132

      Year Over Year Crime In West Union (per 100,000 people)

      West Union police department

      ItemWest UnionOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)617,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

      Sex offenders in Ohio

      StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
      Ohio17,872156266
      There are a total of 17,872 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

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      Vanceburg, KY1,44272721793
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      Aberdeen, OH1,509135805940
      Peebles, OH1,8091458681,013
      Winchester, OH1,0941468751,021
      Sardinia, OH1,4421629691,130
      Manchester, OH2,2341721,0321,204
      West Union, OH3,02895666761

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      Double Oak, TX3,02832194227
      Milton, LA3,027172775947
      Woodbury Heights, NJ3,027342,4082,442
      Orwigsburg, PA3,027101846947
      Cleveland, FL3,0292591,1931,452
      West Union, OH3,02895666761
      Source: The West Union, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.