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Crime rate in Fairmont, 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 Fairmont, WV compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Fairmont, WV

The 2018 crime rate in Fairmont, WV is 200 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 67.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Fairmont crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Fairmont has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Fairmont, WV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fairmont:

199.8
Monongah:

36.4
Whitehall:

124.8
Fairview:

45.9
Shinnston:

116.5
Mannington:

38.0
Grafton:

6.8
Lumberport:

4.5
Granville:

366.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fairmont by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.1)
2
(10.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(63.1)
6
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
21
(110.5)
7
(36.2)
7
(37.2)
6
(32.0)
13
(69.4)
4
(21.5)
11
(59.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(100.0)
10
(52.4)
9
(47.2)
14
(73.7)
10
(51.7)
9
(47.8)
7
(37.4)
17
(90.7)
11
(59.1)
9
(48.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(121.0)
34
(178.3)
43
(225.4)
28
(147.4)
31
(160.4)
15
(79.6)
16
(85.4)
49
(261.6)
38
(204.3)
41
(222.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
127
(668.1)
111
(582.2)
120
(629.1)
181
(952.8)
111
(574.2)
99
(525.6)
66
(352.2)
77
(411.0)
100
(537.5)
48
(260.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
316
(1,662)
255
(1,337)
258
(1,353)
332
(1,748)
N/A161
(854.8)
151
(805.7)
224
(1,196)
220
(1,183)
182
(987.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(194.7)
34
(178.3)
25
(131.1)
24
(126.3)
17
(87.9)
11
(58.4)
21
(112.1)
28
(149.5)
50
(268.8)
31
(168.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(68.4)
8
(42.0)
12
(62.9)
9
(47.4)
6
(31.0)
5
(26.5)
4
(21.3)
6
(32.0)
6
(32.3)
8
(43.4)
City-Data.com crime index233.5195.6167.9307.8192.5135.7141.1223.6214.5199.8

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 107 registered sex offenders living in Fairmont, West Virginia as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairmont is 173 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Fairmont:

217.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fairmont:

185.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fairmont:

245.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fairmont:

114.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Fairmont:

100.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fairmont:

142.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fairmont:

242.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fairmont:

136.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fairmont:

157.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fairmont:

173.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fairmont:

144.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fairmont:

121.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Fairmont:

126.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Fairmont:

206.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fairmont:

164.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fairmont:

127.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Fairmont:

156.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2009
Fairmont:

296.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fairmont:

213.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fairmont:

210.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fairmont:

245.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fairmont:

184.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Fairmont:

192.9
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: 43 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
West Virginia average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 39 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
West Virginia average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
West Virginia average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
West Virginia average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 40 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
West Virginia average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 41 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
West Virginia average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 41 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
West Virginia average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 39 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 42 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
West Virginia average:

1.76

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

Zip codes: 26554.