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Follansbee, West Virginia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Follansbee, West Virginia. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Follansbee compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Follansbee, West Virginia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 286 total crimes reported in Follansbee, West Virginia (31 of them violent). Of the 36 crimes that happen every year in Follansbee, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Follansbee, West Virginia 36 times a year.

Total Crime in Follansbee, West Virginia (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Follansbee, West Virginia for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Follansbee has grown by 29%. During the same interval, violent crime didn't change. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Follansbee. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to forty for Follansbee, West Virginia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Follansbee, West Virginia (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Follansbee, West Virginia (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Follansbee, West Virginia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Follansbee conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.