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

Crime rate in Whitehall, WV

The 2016 crime rate in Whitehall, WV is 125 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.2 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 47.5% U.S. cities. The 2016 Whitehall crime rate rose by 50% compared to 2015. In the last 5 years Whitehall has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Whitehall, WV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Whitehall:

124.8
Monongah:

36.4
Fairmont:

199.8
Shinnston:

116.5
Lumberport:

4.5
Bridgeport:

128.3
Grafton:

6.8
Mannington:

38.0
Fairview:

45.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Whitehall by year

Type

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(151.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(454.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(151.1)
3
(451.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(151.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(151.1)
1
(150.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(757.6)
6
(900.9)
7
(1,057)
4
(601.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(151.5)
1
(150.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index189.448.083.1124.8

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.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Whitehall:

225.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Whitehall:

75.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Whitehall:

0.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Whitehall:

303.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Property crime rate in 2016
Whitehall:

60.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Whitehall:

83.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Whitehall:

67.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Whitehall:

90.9
U.S. Average:

250.4
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: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.56
West Virginia average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.07
West Virginia average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.02
West Virginia average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.53
West Virginia average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
West Virginia average:

1.90

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

Zip codes: 26554.