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West Virginia Crime Statistics and Rates Report (WV)

West Virginia crime statistics indicate a total downward trend in crime based on data from 20 years when violent crime was increasing and property crime was decreasing.

Based on this report, the crime rate in West Virginia for 2024 is expected to be lower than in 2019 when the state violent crime rate was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 16.56% and the state property crime rate was lower than the national property crime rate average by 24.96%.

Property and Violent Crime

West Virginia Property Crime
West Virginia Violent Crime
2019 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault4,464
Larceny and Theft20,066
Motor Vehicle Theft2,419
Murder and Manslaughter78
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)34,050
Property Crime28,376
Violent Crime5,674

State versus National Crime Comparison

West Virginia Property Crime vs. National Comparison

West Virginia Violent Crime vs. National Comparison

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