Nitro, WV Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
184
Total Crimes
2,914.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.22%
Above National Average
33 out of 45
In West Virginia
7,118 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Nitro, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Nitro is 2,914.2 per 100,000 people. That's 24.22% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 66.02% 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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Nitro SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Nitro
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 184 2,914.2 1,755.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 20.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 6 95.0 282.1 279.7
Violent Crime 6 95.0 355.9 387.8
Burglary 9 142.5 273.3 314.2
Larceny 163 2,581.6 998.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 95.0 127.2 246.0
Property Crime 178 2,819.1 1,399.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Nitro

6
Violent Crimes
95.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-75.50%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,052.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Nitro each year. That compares to a 1 in 281.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Nitro is 95.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -75.50% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -73.30% lower than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 355.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Nitro

178
Property Crimes
2,819.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
43.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Nitro each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Nitro is 2,819.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 43.97% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 101.46% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,399.4 per 100,000 people.

Nitro 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 Nitro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Charleston, WV 46,038 2,546 5,530.2 4,609.2 921.0
South Charleston, WV 11,898 740 6,219.5 5,782.5 437.0
St. Albans, WV 9,802 257 2,621.9 2,285.2 336.7
Dunbar, WV 7,010 251 3,580.6 2,781.7 798.9
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