RecordsPedia Public Records

Gilmer County, West Virginia Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Gilmer County, West Virginia. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Gilmer County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Gilmer County, West Virginia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 278 total crimes reported in Gilmer County, West Virginia (23 of them violent). Of the 40 crimes that occur a year in Gilmer County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gilmer County, West Virginia 40 times a year.

Total Crime in Gilmer County, West Virginia (2001-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Gilmer County, West Virginia for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Gilmer County decreased by 10 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 500 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over these years in Gilmer County.

Crime Trends in Gilmer County, West Virginia (2001-2007)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Gilmer County, West Virginia (2001-2007)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

Gilmer County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Pocahontas County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Pleasants County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Wirt County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Tucker County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Doddridge County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Tyler County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Calhoun County, West Virginia Crime Statistics Pendleton County, West Virginia Crime Statistics

Crime Data Information

Gilmer County, West Virginia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Gilmer County 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.