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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Princeton by Year

Type

2003

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
2
(32.1)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.1)
1
(16.0)
1
(15.7)
3
(46.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(95.8)
1
(16.0)
2
(32.1)
1
(16.2)
4
(64.3)
2
(32.0)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(143.7)
14
(224.1)
7
(112.4)
9
(145.7)
11
(176.9)
11
(176.1)
10
(157.4)
16
(247.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(1,006.1)
54
(864.3)
84
(1,348.7)
51
(825.5)
33
(530.8)
34
(544.2)
21
(330.5)
54
(836.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
99
(1,581.0)
100
(1,600.5)
88
(1,413.0)
91
(1,473.0)
67
(1,077.7)
84
(1,344.4)
61
(960.0)
114
(1,766.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
389
(6,212.1)
300
(4,801.5)
372
(5,973.0)
406
(6,571.7)
386
(6,208.8)
324
(5,185.7)
263
(4,139.1)
334
(5,175.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(271.5)
19
(304.1)
28
(449.6)
25
(404.7)
19
(305.6)
21
(336.1)
11
(173.1)
4
(62.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(111.8)
3
(48.0)
5
(80.3)
4
(64.7)
1
(16.1)
2
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.1)619.1541.0676.8575.6521.5483.1356.4602.3
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 67 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, West Virginia as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Princeton to the number of sex offenders is 96 to 1.


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

602.3
Bluefield:

268.5
Bluefield:

251.3
Glen Lyn:

356.5
Pocahontas:

1,142.6
Rich Creek:

112.7
Narrows:

127.5
Peterstown:

29.3
Pearisburg:

182.0
Violent crime rate in 2012
Princeton:

574.2
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2010
Princeton:

256.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Princeton:

374.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Princeton:

397.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Princeton:

471.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Princeton:

729.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Princeton:

522.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Princeton:

591.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Princeton:

548.2
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Princeton:

374.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Princeton:

510.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Princeton:

504.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Princeton:

603.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Princeton:

572.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Princeton:

534.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Princeton:

588.9
U.S. Average:

334.1



Latest news about crime in Princeton, WV collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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 rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
West Virginia average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
West Virginia average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
West Virginia average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
West Virginia average:

1.76


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Princeton

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

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

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

2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2003

Crimes by type - 2012

Crimes by type - 2010

Crimes by type - 2009

Crimes by type - 2008

Crimes by type - 2007

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Crimes by type - 2003


Zip codes: 24740.


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