Point Pleasant, WV Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
65
Total Crimes
1,575.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.66%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Point Pleasant, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Point Pleasant is 1,575.4 per 100,000 people. That's -38.66% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -11.27% lower 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.

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Point Pleasant SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

How Does Point Pleasant Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Point Pleasant
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 65 1,575.4 1,775.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1 24.2 218.5 246.8
Violent Crime 4 96.9 289.9 368.9
Burglary 7 169.7 296.5 376.0
Larceny 45 1,090.6 1,049.6 1,594.6
Car Theft 9 218.1 139.5 228.9
Property Crime 61 1,478.4 1,485.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Point Pleasant

4
Violent Crimes
96.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-73.72%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,031.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Point Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 344.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Point Pleasant is 96.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -73.72% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -66.56% lower than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 289.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Point Pleasant

61
Property Crimes
1,478.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-32.78%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 67.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Point Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Point Pleasant is 1,478.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -32.78% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -0.48% lower than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,485.6 per 100,000 people.

Point Pleasant Crime Compared To West Virginia Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Point Pleasant

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Athens, OH 25,356 484 1,908.8 1,786.6 122.3
Centerville, OH 23,757 300 1,262.8 1,229.1 33.7
Ashland, KY 20,525 804 3,917.2 3,771.0 146.2
Ironton, OH 10,666 365 3,422.1 3,187.7 234.4
Logan, OH 7,059 412 5,836.5 5,439.9 396.7
Belpre, OH 6,402 93 1,452.7 1,374.6 78.1
Gallipolis, OH 3,402 345 10,141.1 9,612.0 529.1
Russell, KY 3,203 73 2,279.1 2,154.2 124.9
Middleport, OH 2,435 18 739.2 616.0 123.2
Raceland, KY 2,347 3 127.8 127.8 0.0
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