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Vienna, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,122 total crimes reported in Vienna, West Virginia (90 of them violent). Of the 303 crimes that transpire each year in Vienna, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Vienna, West Virginia 303 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 7 rapes, and close to two thousand thefts (including 47 automobile thefts).

Total Crime Vienna, West Virginia (1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, 2004 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Vienna, West Virginia for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Vienna has climbed by 40 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 22 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Vienna. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to four hundred for Vienna, West Virginia in 2009.

Crime Trends Vienna, West Virginia (1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Vienna, West Virginia (1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Vienna, West Virginia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 1999-2000, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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