Table 8

WEST VIRGINIA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County 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
Metropolitan Counties Berkeley 78 2 14 16 46 952 248 667 37 5
Boone 4 0 1 0 3 83 22 42 19 0
Brooke 5 0 1 1 3 61 20 36 5 0
Cabell 26 0 2 2 22 591 133 428 30 2
Fayette 73 2 2 5 64 284 108 157 19 2
Hancock 10 0 3 1 6 50 18 27 5 2
Jefferson 46 3 8 6 29 474 168 291 15 3
Marshall 42 0 3 0 39 117 65 43 9 0
Mineral 17 0 1 1 15 60 16 42 2 3
Monongalia 73 0 3 1 69 277 74 192 11 1
Ohio 46 0 9 0 37 148 39 104 5 1
Preston 56 0 5 0 51 81 36 35 10 0
Putnam 131 0 12 2 117 337 89 199 49 2
Raleigh 109 5 0 10 94 730 288 407 35 7
Wirt 7 0 0 0 7 23 6 16 1 0
Wood 101 0 11 4 86 296 83 192 21 2
Nonmetropolitan Counties Barbour 31 0 2 0 29 38 9 26 3 0
Calhoun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doddridge 2 0 1 0 1 19 8 10 1 1
Gilmer 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 5 1 0
Grant 4 0 0 0 4 10 3 7 0 0
Greenbrier 3 0 1 0 2 50 12 32 6 0
Hardy 16 1 0 0 15 6 0 5 1 0
Harrison 56 0 8 5 43 181 66 96 19 6
Jackson 95 1 1 0 93 70 24 38 8 0
Lewis 0 0 0 0 0 57 13 44 0 2
Logan 97 1 2 1 93 49 12 32 5 2
Mason 12 0 3 3 6 173 81 76 16 5
McDowell 15 2 0 2 11 33 16 16 1 0
Mercer 80 4 5 13 58 376 119 231 26 1
Mingo 1 0 0 0 1 4 1 3 0 0
Monroe 3 0 0 0 3 41 14 24 3 1
Morgan 50 0 5 0 45 70 20 48 2 0
Nicholas 123 1 5 2 115 110 32 77 1 0
Pleasants 5 0 0 0 5 12 5 7 0 0
Pocahontas 8 0 0 0 8 9 2 7 0 0
Randolph 74 2 1 0 71 127 28 99 0 2
Ritchie 0 0 0 0 0 30 6 23 1 0
Roane 21 0 3 1 17 63 1 51 11 0
Summers 15 0 3 1 11 28 15 13 0 0
Tyler 10 0 0 0 10 19 9 10 0 0
Upshur 5 1 0 0 4 72 10 46 16 0
Wetzel 3 0 1 0 2 26 15 11 0 0
Wyoming 39 0 1 1 37 67 22 43 2 2
  • 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.

Data Declaration

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