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Grafton, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 270 total crimes reported in Grafton, West Virginia (26 of them violent). Of the 39 crimes that happen every year in Grafton, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Grafton, West Virginia 39 times a year.

Total Crime in Grafton, West Virginia (2001-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Grafton, West Virginia for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Grafton has lessened by 205%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 700%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 7 years in Grafton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to twenty for Grafton, West Virginia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Grafton, West Virginia (2001-2005, 2007-2008)

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 Grafton, West Virginia (2001-2005, 2007-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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