Table 6

WEST VIRGINIA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by City, 2016

City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Alderson 1,181 1 0 0 0 1 18 1 16 1 1
Barboursville 4,091 3 0 1 2 0 313 15 292 6 0
Beckley 16,940 214 3 14 38 159 1,278 246 984 48 2
Beech Bottom 496 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0
Belington 1,935 8 0 0 0 8 10 4 6 0 0
Benwood 1,350 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Bethlehem 2,410 1 0 0 0 1 8 3 5 0 0
Bluefield 10,298 113 1 2 5 105 208 51 136 21 3
Bridgeport 8,402 16 0 3 4 9 219 23 191 5 0
Buckhannon 5,662 10 0 3 2 5 219 21 192 6 2
Ceredo 1,377 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 7 1 0
Charleston 49,429 767 13 36 152 566 3,939 947 2,694 298 28
Charles Town 6,030 16 0 5 7 4 141 61 74 6 1
Dunbar 7,612 30 0 3 6 21 234 68 147 19 6
Fairmont 18,733 79 0 13 17 49 329 77 224 28 6
Fayetteville 2,885 4 0 1 0 3 81 9 68 4 0
Glen Dale 1,452 0 0 0 0 0 14 5 9 0 0
Grafton 5,145 3 0 1 0 2 5 2 3 0 0
Huntington3 48,540 378 3 33 125 217 1,497 115 20
Kenova 3,058 2 0 1 1 0 96 6 85 5 1
Lewisburg 3,971 2 0 0 0 2 107 0 106 1 0
Marmet 1,440 0 0 0 0 0 36 7 25 4 1
Martinsburg 17,789 81 0 13 25 43 882 117 740 25 3
Mason 937 1 0 1 0 0 65 8 57 0 0
McMechen 1,826 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Milton 2,683 6 0 1 0 5 104 19 80 5 0
Monongah 1,100 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Moorefield 2,467 30 0 1 0 29 56 6 48 2 0
Morgantown 31,109 89 2 12 19 56 674 129 517 28 3
Moundsville 8,644 30 0 5 3 22 308 45 244 19 3
Mount Hope 1,371 2 0 0 1 1 15 4 11 0 0
New Martinsville 5,190 6 0 0 0 6 24 3 15 6 0
Nitro 6,729 17 0 2 6 9 293 31 235 27 0
Oak Hill 8,104 17 0 3 3 11 289 68 214 7 1
Parkersburg 30,913 206 4 27 19 156 1,373 371 923 79 6
Pennsboro 1,068 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Philippi 3,320 19 0 0 0 19 29 9 20 0 0
Point Pleasant 4,262 8 0 0 2 6 72 15 55 2 0
Princeton 6,017 42 1 2 1 38 215 59 146 10 0
Ravenswood 3,837 3 0 0 0 3 9 1 7 1 0
Ripley 3,255 1 0 0 0 1 18 2 16 0 0
Romney 1,759 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Ronceverte 1,749 4 0 0 0 4 18 1 15 2 1
Shinnston 2,164 8 0 0 0 8 19 4 14 1 0
South Charleston 12,957 91 1 9 6 75 914 113 754 47 5
St. Albans 10,635 37 0 1 6 30 486 100 340 46 0
St. Marys 1,859 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Summersville 3,459 8 0 0 1 7 128 7 117 4 1
Vienna 10,537 20 0 4 1 15 447 29 415 3 0
Weirton 19,067 22 0 4 7 11 209 41 152 16 5
Wellsburg 2,685 3 0 0 1 2 44 8 36 0 0
West Liberty 1,561 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Weston 4,078 2 0 0 1 1 8 1 7 0 0
Wheeling 27,486 266 1 12 30 223 669 183 453 33 1
White Hall 665 3 0 0 0 3 5 1 4 0 0
Williamson 2,968 16 0 1 1 14 38 4 32 2 0
Williamstown 2,977 11 0 0 0 11 17 5 8 4 0
Winfield 2,364 1 0 0 1 0 18 2 15 1 1
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The FBI determined that the agency's data were underreported. Consequently, those data are not included in this table.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.