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Crime rate in Clarksburg, West Virginia (WV): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Clarksburg, WV compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Clarksburg, WV

The 2012 crime rate in Clarksburg, WV is 373 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.1% U.S. cities. The 2012 Clarksburg crime rate rose by 4% compared to 2010. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Clarksburg has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Clarksburg, WV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clarksburg:

372.5
Nutter Fort:

53.1
Bridgeport:

128.3
Lumberport:

4.5
Shinnston:

116.5
Salem:

123.2
Whitehall:

124.8
Monongah:

36.4
Mannington:

38.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clarksburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(18.1)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(54.4)
8
(48.6)
9
(54.8)
9
(55.2)
12
(73.1)
7
(42.0)
10
(60.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(72.6)
14
(85.1)
7
(42.6)
13
(79.8)
17
(103.6)
15
(90.1)
10
(60.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(381.0)
43
(261.3)
73
(444.6)
60
(368.2)
78
(475.3)
65
(390.3)
91
(546.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
163
(985.7)
159
(966.3)
144
(877.0)
197
(1,209)
127
(774.0)
115
(690.6)
110
(660.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
595
(3,598)
518
(3,148)
585
(3,563)
650
(3,989)
718
(4,376)
619
(3,717)
532
(3,195)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(278.2)
50
(303.9)
38
(231.4)
42
(257.8)
30
(182.8)
19
(114.1)
23
(138.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(60.5)
11
(66.9)
10
(60.9)
12
(73.6)
14
(85.3)
8
(48.0)
3
(18.0)
City-Data.com crime index413.0358.9368.0418.9428.5356.9372.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 105 registered sex offenders living in Clarksburg, West Virginia as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarksburg is 153 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2012
Clarksburg:

375.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
Clarksburg:

294.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Clarksburg:

362.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clarksburg:

291.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Clarksburg:

298.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clarksburg:

246.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clarksburg:

317.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Clarksburg:

139.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clarksburg:

121.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Clarksburg:

312.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
Clarksburg:

341.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Clarksburg:

401.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Clarksburg:

479.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Clarksburg:

388.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clarksburg:

396.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clarksburg:

418.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Clarksburg:

324.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Clarksburg:

108.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
West Virginia average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
West Virginia average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 45 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
West Virginia average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 45 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
West Virginia average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
West Virginia average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 52 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 51 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 49 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
West Virginia average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 45 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 45 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
West Virginia average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 41 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 47 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 44 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 45 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Clarksburg, WV
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 26301.