South Charleston Crime Rate Report (West Virginia)

South Charleston crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 8 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in South Charleston for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for South Charleston in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 48.36% and the city property crime rate in South Charleston was higher than the national property crime rate average by 46.78%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in South Charleston was higher than the violent crime rate in West Virginia by 90.34% and the city property crime rate in South Charleston was higher than the property crime rate in West Virginia by 92.8%.
South Charleston Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita South Charleston Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

South Charleston Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault65
Arson1
Burglary120
Forcible Rape3
Larceny and Theft397
Motor Vehicle Theft31
Murder and Manslaughter1
Robbery7
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)599
Property Crime548
Violent Crime76
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault57
Arson1
Burglary63
Forcible Rape1
Larceny and Theft390
Motor Vehicle Theft14
Murder and Manslaughter3
Robbery10
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)519
Property Crime468
Violent Crime71

Property and Violent Crime Totals

South Charleston Property Crime South Charleston Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

South Charleston Crime 2010 South Charleston Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

South Charleston Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison South Charleston Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this South Charleston, West Virginia crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the South Charleston crime report data for 2014 was projected from 8 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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