St. Albans, WV Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
257
Total Crimes
2,621.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.76%
Above National Average
32 out of 45
In West Virginia
6,761 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in St. Albans, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in St. Albans is 2,621.9 per 100,000 people. That's 11.76% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 49.37% 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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St. Albans SnackAbility

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

How Does St. Albans Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
St. Albans
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 257 2,621.9 1,755.3 2,346.0
Murder 1 10.2 6.6 6.5
Robbery 4 40.8 20.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 25 255.0 282.1 279.7
Violent Crime 33 336.7 355.9 387.8
Burglary 37 377.5 273.3 314.2
Larceny 169 1,724.1 998.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 18 183.6 127.2 246.0
Property Crime 224 2,285.2 1,399.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In St. Albans

33
Violent Crimes
336.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-13.19%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 297.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in St. Albans each year. That compares to a 1 in 281.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in St. Albans is 336.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -13.19% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -5.40% lower than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 355.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In St. Albans

224
Property Crimes
2,285.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
16.70%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 43.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in St. Albans each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in St. Albans is 2,285.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 16.70% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 63.30% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,399.4 per 100,000 people.

St. Albans 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 St. Albans

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
Dunbar, WV 7,010 251 3,580.6 2,781.7 798.9
Nitro, WV 6,314 184 2,914.2 2,819.1 95.0
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