Moorefield, WV Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
128
Total Crimes
5,326.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
127.05%
Above National Average
42 out of 45
In West Virginia
8,515 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Moorefield, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Moorefield is 5,326.7 per 100,000 people. That's 127.05% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 203.47% higher than the West Virginia total crime rate of 1,755.3 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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Moorefield SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
3
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Moorefield
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 128 5,326.7 1,755.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 20.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 32 1,331.7 282.1 279.7
Violent Crime 33 1,373.3 355.9 387.8
Burglary 10 416.1 273.3 314.2
Larceny 82 3,412.4 998.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 3 124.8 127.2 246.0
Property Crime 95 3,953.4 1,399.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Moorefield

33
Violent Crimes
1,373.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
254.12%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 72.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Moorefield each year. That compares to a 1 in 281.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Moorefield is 1,373.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 254.12% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 285.87% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 355.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Moorefield

95
Property Crimes
3,953.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
101.89%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 25.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Moorefield each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Moorefield is 3,953.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 101.89% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 182.51% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,399.4 per 100,000 people.

Moorefield 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 Moorefield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Harrisonburg, VA 53,442 928 1,736.5 1,517.5 218.9
Winchester, VA 28,279 658 2,326.8 2,072.2 254.6
Front Royal, VA 15,387 346 2,248.7 1,995.2 253.5
Bel Air, MD 10,031 196 1,953.9 1,744.6 209.4
Frostburg, MD 8,510 167 1,962.4 1,797.9 164.5
Strasburg, VA 6,703 77 1,148.7 954.8 193.9
Woodstock, VA 5,279 136 2,576.2 2,386.8 189.4
Keyser, WV 4,863 48 987.0 987.0 0.0
Romney, WV 1,680 28 1,666.7 357.1 1,309.5
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