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Hinton, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 330 total crimes reported in Hinton, West Virginia (70 of them violent). Of the 55 crimes that take place per year in Hinton, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hinton, West Virginia 55 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 2 rapes, and just about two hundred thefts (including 13 car thefts).

Total Crime in Hinton, West Virginia (2001-2004, 2006-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2005 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Hinton, West Virginia for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Hinton has been reduced by 43%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 70%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over these years in Hinton.

Crime Trends in Hinton, West Virginia (2001-2004, 2006-2007)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Hinton, West Virginia (2001-2004, 2006-2007)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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