Weirton, WV Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
175
Total Crimes
943.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-63.25%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Weirton, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Weirton is 943.8 per 100,000 people. That's -63.25% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -46.84% 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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Weirton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Weirton
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 175 943.8 1,775.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 7 37.8 218.5 246.8
Violent Crime 9 48.5 289.9 368.9
Burglary 21 113.3 296.5 376.0
Larceny 137 738.9 1,049.6 1,594.6
Car Theft 8 43.1 139.5 228.9
Property Crime 166 895.3 1,485.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Weirton

9
Violent Crimes
48.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-86.84%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,060.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Weirton each year. That compares to a 1 in 344.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Weirton is 48.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -86.84% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -83.26% lower than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 289.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Weirton

166
Property Crimes
895.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-59.30%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 111.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Weirton each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Weirton is 895.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -59.30% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -39.74% lower than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,485.6 per 100,000 people.

Weirton 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 Weirton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Steubenville, OH 17,913 1,013 5,655.1 5,348.1 307.0
New Philadelphia, OH 17,445 219 1,255.4 1,215.2 40.1
Franklin Park, PA 14,706 46 312.8 292.4 20.4
Dover, OH 12,752 108 846.9 760.7 86.3
Louisville, OH 9,347 151 1,615.5 1,519.2 96.3
Canfield, OH 7,220 52 720.2 678.7 41.6
Fox Chapel, PA 5,297 13 245.4 245.4 0.0
Toronto, OH 4,776 20 418.8 293.1 125.6
Wintersville, OH 3,700 46 1,243.2 1,216.2 27.0
Mingo Junction, OH 3,236 85 2,626.7 803.5 1,823.2
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