Moundsville, WV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
132
Total Crimes
1,586.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-35.96%
Below National Average
18 out of 44
In West Virginia
5,126 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Moundsville, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Moundsville is 1,586.0 per 100,000 people. That's -35.96% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -16.53% 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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Moundsville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Moundsville
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 132 1,586.0 1,900.0 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 21 252.3 249.1 250.2
Violent Crime 29 348.4 316.6 366.7
Burglary 0 0.0 328.7 340.5
Larceny 103 1,237.5 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 135.0 219.9
Property Crime 103 1,237.5 1,583.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Moundsville

29.0
Violent Crimes
348.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-4.98%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 287.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Moundsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 315.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Moundsville is 348.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.98% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 10.05% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 316.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Moundsville

103.0
Property Crimes
1,237.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-41.35%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 80.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Moundsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Moundsville is 1,237.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -41.35% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -21.84% lower than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,583.4 per 100,000 people.

Moundsville 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 Moundsville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Whitehall, PA 13,703 50 364.9 299.2 65.7
Dormont, PA 8,347 84 1,006.3 802.7 203.7
Castle Shannon, PA 8,153 59 723.7 650.1 73.6
Pleasant Hills, PA 8,113 55 677.9 677.9 0.0
Crafton, PA 6,178 180 2,913.6 2,719.3 194.2
Bridgeville, PA 5,005 62 1,238.8 1,118.9 119.9
Bellaire, OH 4,039 42 1,039.9 742.8 297.1
Bridgeport, OH 1,741 11 631.8 574.4 57.4
Glen Dale, WV 1,375 17 1,236.4 1,163.6 72.7
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