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The West Virginia crime rate is lower than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #15

West Virginia
1,234.53
U.S.
1,669.05

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

West Virginia Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2014West VirginiaCount742856514,3588,97326,7791,896NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0004.015.435.2235.5484.91,447.3102.5NA1,081
 U.S.Per 100,0004.526.4102.2232.5542.51,837.3216.2NA1,423
2013West VirginiaCount614566514,2039,67427,4231,916NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0003.324.635.1226.7521.71,478.9103.3NA1,134
 U.S.Per 100,0004.525.2109.1229.1610.01,899.4221.3NA1,477
2012West VirginiaCount724218384,53811,29130,3782,209NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0003.922.745.2244.6608.51,637.3119.1NA1,257
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.9112.9242.3670.21,959.3229.7NA1,557
2011West VirginiaCount803889104,48311,19228,7432,254NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0004.320.949.0241.6603.21,549.2121.5NA1,234
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.8113.7241.1702.21,976.9229.6NA1,576
2010West VirginiaCount623548284,58610,75628,3832,361NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0003.319.144.7247.5580.51,531.7127.4NA1,197
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009West VirginiaCount844339173,96211,95131,2892,741NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0004.623.850.4217.7656.71,719.4150.6NA1,315
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008West VirginiaCount603628893,65711,06632,3373,204NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0003.320.049.0201.5609.91,782.2176.6NA1,263
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007West VirginiaCount643698523,70210,81431,4473,492NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0003.520.447.0204.3596.81,735.5192.7NA1,258
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006West VirginiaCount753898533,77011,53132,2203,921NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0004.121.446.9207.3634.11,771.8215.6NA1,314
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005West VirginiaCount803218113,74511,28632,5943,816NA 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0004.417.744.6206.1621.21,794.0210.0NA1,292
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

West Virginia
19.56
U.S.
23.78

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

West Virginia Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2014West VirginiaCount26172412 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0001.61.00.10.20.10.115
 U.S.Per 100,0001.80.90.30.30.20.018
2013West VirginiaCount56406820 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0003.42.40.40.50.10.033
 U.S.Per 100,0002.01.00.30.40.20.020
2012West VirginiaCount27201501 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0001.61.20.10.30.00.115
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.40.50.30.023
2011West VirginiaCount18121311 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0001.10.70.10.20.10.110
 U.S.Per 100,0002.21.00.40.50.30.021
2010West VirginiaCount33243420 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0001.91.40.20.20.10.019
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.50.40.30.023
2009West VirginiaCount24181311 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0001.41.10.10.20.10.114
 U.S.Per 100,0002.41.10.50.40.30.023
2008West VirginiaCount43321730 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0002.62.00.10.40.20.026
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.60.50.30.028
2007West VirginiaCount443121010 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0002.61.80.10.60.10.026
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.50.50.40.029
2006West VirginiaCount34222820 
 West VirginiaPer 100,0002.01.30.10.50.10.019
 U.S.Per 100,0003.01.60.60.50.40.030

Law Enforcement Employees Index

West Virginia
2.00
U.S.
2.83

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

West Virginia Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2013West VirginiaCount4,4963,534962 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000244.2192.052.32.18
 U.S.Per 100,000335.9233.3102.52.85
2012West VirginiaCount4,4753,528947 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000242.7191.451.42.17
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011West VirginiaCount4,4173,440977 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000239.6186.653.02.13
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010West VirginiaCount4,4153,473942 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000239.8188.651.22.14
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009West VirginiaCount4,4603,476984 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000246.3192.054.32.19
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2007West VirginiaCount4,2123,299913 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000234.1183.450.72.09
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006West VirginiaCount4,2083,333875 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000233.4184.948.52.09
 U.S.Per 100,000348.5241.3107.22.95
2005West VirginiaCount4,0963,220876 
 West VirginiaPer 100,000227.4178.848.62.03
 U.S.Per 100,000347.1241.1106.02.94


 
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