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

Crime rate in Shinnston, WV

The 2016 crime rate in Shinnston, WV is 116 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 44.4% U.S. cities. The 2016 Shinnston crime rate fell by 1% compared to 2015. In the last 5 years Shinnston has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Shinnston, WV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Shinnston:

116.5
Lumberport:

4.5
Monongah:

36.4
Whitehall:

124.8
Bridgeport:

128.3
Clarksburg:

372.5
Nutter Fort:

53.1
Mannington:

38.0
Fairmont:

199.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Shinnston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

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)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(133.8)
2
(89.4)
2
(90.0)
5
(223.4)
11
(483.9)
8
(363.0)
7
(316.3)
2
(91.2)
6
(276.4)
8
(369.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(133.8)
4
(178.7)
9
(405.0)
2
(89.4)
9
(396.0)
14
(635.2)
10
(451.9)
4
(182.5)
5
(230.3)
4
(184.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(2,409)
27
(1,206)
46
(2,070)
16
(714.9)
43
(1,892)
30
(1,361)
34
(1,536)
26
(1,186)
25
(1,152)
14
(647.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
3
(132.0)
2
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(132.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index149.478.6129.296.5210.7192.4156.378.5117.5116.5

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 13 registered sex offenders living in Shinnston, West Virginia as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shinnston is 186 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Shinnston:

184.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Shinnston:

138.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Shinnston:

45.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Shinnston:

158.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Shinnston:

204.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Shinnston:

242.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Shinnston:

134.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Shinnston:

45.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Shinnston:

44.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Shinnston:

89.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
Shinnston:

70.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Shinnston:

227.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2016
Shinnston:

76.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Shinnston:

103.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2013
Shinnston:

95.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Shinnston:

167.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Shinnston:

208.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Shinnston:

193.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Shinnston:

60.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Shinnston:

184.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Shinnston:

96.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Shinnston:

153.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Shinnston:

29.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Shinnston:

38.6
U.S. Average:

334.1
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: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
West Virginia average:

2.58

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

3.71
West Virginia average:

2.01

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

3.23
West Virginia average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
West Virginia average:

2.04

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

3.19
West Virginia average:

1.90

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

3.16
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.52
West Virginia average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
West Virginia average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
West Virginia average:

1.76

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

2.61
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Shinnston, WV
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 26431.