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

Crime rate in Grafton, WV

The 2017 crime rate in Grafton, WV is 7 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 40.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 3.3% U.S. cities. The 2017 Grafton crime rate fell by 76% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Grafton has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Grafton, WV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Grafton:

6.8
Whitehall:

124.8
Fairmont:

199.8
Bridgeport:

128.3
Philippi:

157.5
Monongah:

36.4
Shinnston:

116.5
Reedsville:

19.8
Nutter Fort:

53.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Grafton by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(92.7)
5
(93.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(76.8)
2
(38.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(407.9)
6
(111.7)
5
(94.5)
2
(38.6)
1
(19.3)
2
(38.4)
2
(38.9)
1
(19.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(296.7)
22
(409.5)
13
(245.7)
7
(135.1)
7
(134.9)
3
(57.6)
3
(58.3)
7
(136.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(37.1)
2
(37.2)
2
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index61.945.819.519.745.320.328.46.8

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 38 registered sex offenders living in Grafton, West Virginia as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grafton is 135 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Grafton:

0.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Grafton:

38.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Grafton:

38.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Grafton:

38.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Grafton:

28.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2008
Grafton:

0.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Grafton:

46.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Grafton:

46.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Grafton:

18.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Grafton:

9.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Grafton:

44.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Grafton:

10.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Grafton:

10.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Grafton:

10.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Grafton:

10.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Grafton:

14.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Grafton:

36.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Grafton:

48.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Grafton:

102.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Grafton:

70.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Grafton:

56.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Grafton:

57.0
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: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
West Virginia average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
West Virginia average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
West Virginia average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
West Virginia average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
West Virginia average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
West Virginia average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
West Virginia average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
West Virginia average:

1.76

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

Zip codes: 26354.