Dunbar, WV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
343
Total Crimes
4,723.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
90.71%
Above National Average
38 out of 44
In West Virginia
9,149 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Dunbar, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Dunbar is 4,723.2 per 100,000 people. That's 90.71% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 148.60% 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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Dunbar SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Dunbar
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 343 4,723.2 1,900.0 2,476.7
Murder 1 13.8 4.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 40 550.8 249.1 250.2
Violent Crime 44 605.9 316.6 366.7
Burglary 67 922.6 328.7 340.5
Larceny 190 2,616.4 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 42 578.4 135.0 219.9
Property Crime 299 4,117.3 1,583.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Dunbar

44
Violent Crimes
605.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
65.23%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 165.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Dunbar each year. That compares to a 1 in 315.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Dunbar is 605.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 65.23% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 91.37% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 316.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Dunbar

299
Property Crimes
4,117.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
95.14%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Dunbar each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Dunbar is 4,117.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 95.14% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 160.04% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,583.4 per 100,000 people.

Dunbar 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 Dunbar

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Charleston, WV 47,470 3,184 6,707.4 6,010.1 697.3
South Charleston, WV 12,357 624 5,049.8 4,669.4 380.4
St. Albans, WV 9,956 337 3,384.9 3,053.4 331.5
Nitro, WV 6,406 235 3,668.4 3,434.3 234.2
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