West Point, VA
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West Point has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Point is 1 in 64. How does West Point fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? West Point's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of Virginia communities.

How does the crime rate in West Point compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared West Point with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether West Point's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Point does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in West Point.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in West Point occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in West Point; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 476. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in West Point; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

West Point Crime Data

 
Crime Index

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

West Point Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

45

52

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.10

13.50

15.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Point 2.10
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 476

in West Point

1 in 511

in Virginia
West Point VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,333
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.30 1.80
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Point 13.50
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in West Point

1 in 54

in Virginia
West Point Property CRIMES
Population: 3,333
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 34 3
Rate per 1,000 2.40 10.20 0.90
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

West Point Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Point 8
Virginia 19

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