Buckhannon, WV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
180
Total Crimes
3,263.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.76%
Above National Average
31 out of 44
In West Virginia
8,101 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Buckhannon, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Buckhannon is 3,263.2 per 100,000 people. That's 31.76% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 71.75% higher than the West Virginia total crime rate of 1,900.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Buckhannon SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
10

How Does Buckhannon Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Buckhannon
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 180 3,263.2 1,900.0 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 36.3 249.1 250.2
Violent Crime 4 72.5 316.6 366.7
Burglary 7 126.9 328.7 340.5
Larceny 165 2,991.3 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 72.5 135.0 219.9
Property Crime 176 3,190.7 1,583.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Buckhannon

4
Violent Crimes
72.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-80.22%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,379.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Buckhannon each year. That compares to a 1 in 315.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Buckhannon is 72.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.22% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -77.10% lower than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 316.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Buckhannon

176
Property Crimes
3,190.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
51.23%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Buckhannon each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Buckhannon is 3,190.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 51.23% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 101.52% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,583.4 per 100,000 people.

Buckhannon Crime Compared To West Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in West Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Buckhannon

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Morgantown, WV 31,281 556 1,777.4 1,563.2 214.2
Fairmont, WV 18,430 324 1,758.0 1,416.2 341.8
Bridgeport, WV 8,708 213 2,446.0 2,342.7 103.4
Weston, WV 3,887 6 154.4 51.5 102.9
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