Table 8

WEST VIRGINIA
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by City, 2008
City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson1
Ansted 1,579 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 0
Barboursville 3,402 19 0 0 8 11 386 33 351 2 3
Bethlehem 2,492 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 10 0 0
Bluefield 11,018 36 0 5 12 19 242 84 145 13 4
Bridgeport 7,825 10 0 0 2 8 278 28 241 9 2
Buckhannon 5,477 11 0 1 1 9 50 7 41 2 1
Cameron 1,080 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Chapmanville 1,107 4 0 0 2 2 48 8 35 5 0
Charleston 50,132 592 3 21 125 443 2,997 608 2,177 212 34
Charles Town 4,283 10 0 2 1 7 118 27 85 6 0
Clarksburg 16,294 83 1 9 13 60 889 197 650 42 12
Dunbar 7,641 28 0 5 7 16 195 55 112 28 2
Elkins 6,986 30 0 0 4 26 232 47 179 6 7
Fairmont 19,075 52 0 0 9 43 403 120 258 25 12
Fayetteville 2,647 0 0 0 0 0 81 9 70 2 0
Follansbee 2,839 5 0 0 1 4 44 13 26 5 0
Glen Dale 1,402 0 0 0 0 0 40 7 32 1 1
Grafton 5,291 0 0 0 0 0 20 5 13 2 0
Granville 810 4 0 0 1 3 86 9 75 2 0
Hurricane 6,255 11 0 1 0 10 209 15 172 22 1
Kenova 3,258 20 1 2 10 7 203 40 145 18 0
Keyser 5,242 11 0 3 2 6 151 34 114 3 3
Lewisburg 3,528 1 0 0 0 1 39 4 35 0 1
Logan 1,491 17 0 0 2 15 300 38 255 7 1
Martinsburg 16,649 109 0 5 34 70 1,130 109 974 47 10
Montgomery 1,919 2 0 0 1 1 62 5 57 0 0
Moorefield 2,465 8 0 0 0 8 68 18 46 4 2
Moundsville 9,145 25 0 0 4 21 352 69 266 17 6
Nitro 6,773 4 0 0 3 1 182 28 149 5 2
Oceana 1,403 6 1 0 0 5 90 6 80 4 0
Philippi 2,764 4 1 0 0 3 43 3 38 2 0
Point Pleasant 4,401 14 0 0 7 7 215 48 155 12 0
Princeton 6,217 49 1 4 11 33 472 67 386 19 1
Ranson 4,570 18 0 0 4 14 40 8 28 4 0
Ravenswood 3,948 1 0 0 0 1 29 8 21 0 0
Ripley 3,246 6 0 1 0 5 64 10 51 3 0
Shinnston 2,222 2 0 0 0 2 55 9 46 0 0
South Charleston 12,371 46 2 1 18 25 631 108 484 39 5
Spencer 2,171 3 0 0 0 3 53 4 48 1 0
St. Albans 10,967 42 0 0 10 32 434 95 301 38 1
Summersville 3,316 7 0 1 1 5 78 8 67 3 0
Vienna 10,583 9 1 0 0 8 367 29 332 6 1
Weirton 18,660 23 0 0 7 16 243 43 180 20 2
Wellsburg 2,580 2 0 0 1 1 48 18 26 4 1
Weston 4,221 2 1 0 0 1 10 0 10 0 1
West Union 781 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 6 0 0
Wheeling 28,838 141 1 16 37 87 875 186 632 57 3
White Sulphur Springs 2,286 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Williamson 3,074 15 0 2 0 13 46 9 32 5 0
Williamstown 2,972 1 0 1 0 0 28 3 25 0 0

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