Reported Annual Crime In Weston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15n/a (estimate)3722,2032,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeston/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.75.3
Rape0n/a0.043.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.028.998.0
Assault3n/a74.3273.4248.9
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)74351383
Burglary0n/a0.0420.1430.4
Theft10n/a247.81,266.61,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a49.6165.3237.4
Property crime12n/a (estimate)2971,8522,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Weston, WV. The total number of reported crimes in Weston, WV is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Weston, WV crime rate is 83% lower than the West Virginia average and is 86% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Weston, WV has a violent crime rate that is 79% lower than the West Virginia average and 81% lower than the national average. For property crime, Weston, WV is 84% lower than the West Virginia average and 87% lower than the national average.
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The Weston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Weston 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 Weston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Weston is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.02 daily crimes that occur in Weston.
  • Weston is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Weston you have a 1 in 269 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Weston has increased by 279%.

Compare Weston, WV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Weston (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Weston, WV per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for West Virginia and on a national level. In Weston, WV the total number of daily crimes is 5.93 times less than the West Virginia average and 7.38 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Weston, WV is 4.72 times less than the West Virginia average and 5.15 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Weston, WV has a daily crime rate that is 6.23 times less than the West Virginia average and 7.94 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Weston (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Weston, WV compared to every other city in West Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Weston, WV ranks safer than 95% of every city located within West Virginia along with 89% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in West Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Weston, WV. As a result, Weston, WV is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Weston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Weston is 1 in 1346
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Weston is 1 in 337
The chance of being a victim of crime in Weston is 1 in 269
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Weston, WV? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Weston, WV, you have a 1 in 1346 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 337. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Weston, WV is 1 in 269.

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

A good indicator of whether Weston, WV is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Weston, WV has not changed, while the property crime rate in Weston, WV has increased by 203% year over year. The number of total crimes in Weston, WV has increased by 280% year over year.

Weston police department

ItemWestonWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)81,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.03.3
There are a total of 8 Weston police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.7% less than the West Virginia average and 40.1% 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
Stonewood, WV1,901138730868
Lost Creek, WV5563741,9712,345
West Milford, WV8234142,1832,596
Jane Lew, WV4014322,2782,709
Burnsville, WV6034422,3322,773
Anmoore, WV6304842,5543,038
Century, WV2524992,6333,132
Weston, WV4,08574297372

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Cannon Falls, MN4,085972,3842,482
Northlake, SC4,0862621,6581,920
Fleetwood, PA4,0841971,8182,015
North River Shores, FL4,0842271,3981,625
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Weston, WV4,08574297372
Source: The Weston, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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