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

Crime rate in Moundsville, WV

The 2018 crime rate in Moundsville, WV is 186 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 64.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Moundsville crime rate fell by 16% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Moundsville has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Moundsville, WV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Moundsville:

185.7
Glen Dale:

106.6
Shadyside:

10.0
Powhatan Point:

99.1
Benwood:

14.8
Bellaire:

136.4
Bethlehem:

25.3
Bridgeport:

238.0
Wheeling:

277.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Moundsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(20.6)
5
(52.2)
4
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
2
(21.4)
1
(11.3)
5
(57.8)
3
(34.5)
4
(47.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
2
(20.9)
3
(32.0)
4
(43.7)
2
(22.2)
5
(53.6)
2
(22.6)
3
(34.7)
4
(46.0)
1
(11.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(92.8)
12
(125.3)
10
(106.6)
21
(229.6)
14
(155.2)
36
(385.9)
28
(316.3)
22
(254.5)
19
(218.6)
12
(142.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(742.0)
51
(532.6)
55
(586.0)
69
(754.5)
65
(720.7)
114
(1,222)
48
(542.3)
45
(520.6)
41
(471.8)
31
(368.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(1,855)
140
(1,462)
156
(1,662)
266
(2,909)
209
(2,317)
347
(3,719)
241
(2,723)
244
(2,823)
204
(2,347)
173
(2,055)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(175.2)
16
(167.1)
13
(138.5)
17
(185.9)
8
(88.7)
16
(171.5)
12
(135.6)
19
(219.8)
9
(103.6)
8
(95.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(20.6)
4
(41.8)
9
(95.9)
6
(65.6)
6
(66.5)
3
(32.2)
5
(56.5)
3
(34.7)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.8)
City-Data.com crime index198.9182.2183.6243.1196.8379.8236.8274.5220.3185.7

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 43 registered sex offenders living in Moundsville, West Virginia as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moundsville is 204 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Moundsville:

124.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Moundsville:

166.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Moundsville:

202.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Moundsville:

180.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Moundsville:

262.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Moundsville:

99.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Moundsville:

136.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Moundsville:

111.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Moundsville:

125.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Moundsville:

92.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Moundsville:

29.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Moundsville:

190.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Moundsville:

227.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Moundsville:

278.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Moundsville:

264.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Moundsville:

456.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Moundsville:

273.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Moundsville:

324.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Moundsville:

221.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Moundsville:

204.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Moundsville:

267.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Moundsville:

83.4
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: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
West Virginia average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
West Virginia average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
West Virginia average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
West Virginia average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
West Virginia average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
West Virginia average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
West Virginia average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
West Virginia average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
West Virginia average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
West Virginia average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
West Virginia average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
West Virginia average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
West Virginia average:

1.76

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

Zip codes: 26041.