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


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Crime rates in Martinsburg by year

Type

2002

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(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)
1
(5.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.4)
4
(25.0)
5
(30.0)
4
(23.2)
2
(11.3)
4
(23.2)
3
(17.2)
8
(45.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(154.2)
30
(191.7)
40
(249.8)
34
(204.2)
25
(144.7)
17
(96.3)
20
(115.9)
33
(188.7)
27
(153.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
53
(355.3)
56
(357.9)
73
(456.0)
70
(420.4)
52
(301.0)
46
(260.6)
55
(318.9)
53
(303.1)
34
(193.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
160
(1,072.5)
98
(626.3)
116
(724.5)
109
(654.7)
127
(735.2)
115
(651.4)
171
(991.4)
127
(726.3)
97
(551.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
691
(4,632.0)
840
(5,368.1)
728
(4,547.2)
974
(5,850.2)
1,009
(5,840.8)
815
(4,616.5)
772
(4,475.6)
732
(4,186.0)
702
(3,991.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(375.4)
44
(281.2)
49
(306.1)
47
(282.3)
41
(237.3)
39
(220.9)
29
(168.1)
27
(154.4)
28
(159.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(40.2)
3
(19.2)
4
(25.0)
10
(60.1)
6
(34.7)
7
(39.7)
9
(52.2)
7
(40.0)
4
(22.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.4)407.4409.6437.1465.3420.4333.4373.8356.6338.7

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 120 registered sex offenders living in Martinsburg, West Virginia as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Martinsburg to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


See how dangerous Martinsburg, WV is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Martinsburg:

338.7
Charles Town:

203.7
Violent crime rate in 2013
Martinsburg:

227.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Martinsburg:

259.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Martinsburg:

237.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Martinsburg:

187.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Martinsburg:

242.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Martinsburg:

337.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Martinsburg:

372.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Martinsburg:

277.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2002
Martinsburg:

257.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2013
Martinsburg:

329.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Martinsburg:

372.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Martinsburg:

441.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Martinsburg:

388.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Martinsburg:

468.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Martinsburg:

459.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Martinsburg:

412.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Martinsburg:

429.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2002
Martinsburg:

495.5
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 61 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
West Virginia average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 63 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
West Virginia average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 60 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
West Virginia average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 57 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 57 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
West Virginia average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 54 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 49 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 49 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 49 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
West Virginia average:

1.76


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Martinsburg

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 25401, 25403, 25404, 25405.