Martinsburg, WV Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
595
Total Crimes
3,414.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
32.93%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Martinsburg, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Martinsburg is 3,414.0 per 100,000 people. That's 32.93% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 92.28% higher than the West Virginia total crime rate of 1,775.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Martinsburg SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

How Does Martinsburg Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Martinsburg
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 595 3,414.0 1,775.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 6 34.4 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 39 223.8 218.5 246.8
Violent Crime 55 315.6 289.9 368.9
Burglary 69 395.9 296.5 376.0
Larceny 456 2,616.5 1,049.6 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 86.1 139.5 228.9
Property Crime 540 3,098.5 1,485.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Martinsburg

55
Violent Crimes
315.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-14.45%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 316.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Martinsburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 344.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Martinsburg is 315.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -14.45% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 8.84% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 289.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Martinsburg

540
Property Crimes
3,098.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
40.87%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Martinsburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Martinsburg is 3,098.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 40.87% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 108.57% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,485.6 per 100,000 people.

Martinsburg Crime Compared To West Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in West Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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