Fairmont, WV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
324
Total Crimes
1,758.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.02%
Below National Average
22 out of 44
In West Virginia
5,574 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Fairmont, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fairmont is 1,758.0 per 100,000 people. That's -29.02% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -7.47% lower 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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Fairmont SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Fairmont
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 324 1,758.0 1,900.0 2,476.7
Murder 2 10.9 4.4 5.0
Robbery 9 48.8 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 41 222.5 249.1 250.2
Violent Crime 63 341.8 316.6 366.7
Burglary 48 260.4 328.7 340.5
Larceny 182 987.5 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 31 168.2 135.0 219.9
Property Crime 261 1,416.2 1,583.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Fairmont

63
Violent Crimes
341.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-6.78%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 292.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fairmont each year. That compares to a 1 in 315.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fairmont is 341.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -6.78% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 7.97% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 316.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fairmont

261
Property Crimes
1,416.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-32.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 70.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fairmont each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fairmont is 1,416.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -32.88% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -10.56% lower than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,583.4 per 100,000 people.

Fairmont 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 Fairmont

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
Bridgeport, WV 8,708 213 2,446.0 2,342.7 103.4
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