St. Albans, WV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
337
Total Crimes
3,384.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
36.67%
Above National Average
33 out of 44
In West Virginia
8,216 out of 9,891
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 3,384.9 per 100,000 people. That's 36.67% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 78.16% higher 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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St. Albans SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
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 337 3,384.9 1,900.0 2,476.7
Murder 2 20.1 4.4 5.0
Robbery 1 10.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 28 281.2 249.1 250.2
Violent Crime 33 331.5 316.6 366.7
Burglary 59 592.6 328.7 340.5
Larceny 227 2,280.0 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 18 180.8 135.0 219.9
Property Crime 304 3,053.4 1,583.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In St. Albans

33.0
Violent Crimes
331.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-9.61%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 301.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in St. Albans each year. That compares to a 1 in 315.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in St. Albans is 331.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -9.61% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 4.69% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 316.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In St. Albans

304.0
Property Crimes
3,053.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
44.72%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in St. Albans each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in St. Albans is 3,053.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 44.72% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 92.85% higher than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,583.4 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 47,470 3,184 6,707.4 6,010.1 697.3
South Charleston, WV 12,357 624 5,049.8 4,669.4 380.4
Dunbar, WV 7,262 343 4,723.2 4,117.3 605.9
Nitro, WV 6,406 235 3,668.4 3,434.3 234.2
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