Instant Statewide West Virginia Criminal Background Check
West Virginia Background Check $24.95
West Virginia Corrections Background Check:
This corrections data includes individuals who have spent time with the Department of Corrections, containing misdemeanor and felony offenses. Results also contains Name, DOB, photos, height, etc. The West Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) criminal check is a growing list of individuals that are or have been under the supervision of the DOC. The results also include individuals incarcerated awaiting trial (not convicted). The database is updated monthly.
West Virginia Sex Offender Record Search:
The sex offender records search includes high-risk offenders. Results may show offender’s name, date of birth, registration date, county registered. Offenders convicted of certain sex offenses retroactive to the effective date of the law must register. Offenders must register for 10 years. If the victim was a minor, or the offense was violent, or the offender is a repeat offender, registration is for life. The state withholds information on less serious offenders. This database is updated weekly..
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Some counties may take longer due to court procedures or if additional records need to be ordered.
West Virginia County Court Criminal Check Description:
A West Virginia county court criminal background check
covers the Circuit and Magistrate courts for Felony and Misdemeanor cases. The county background check covers the past 7 years and will return convictions and/or deferred judgments. Counties with longer turnaround times than the average: Braxton County, Greenbrier County, Lewis County, Marion County, McDowell County, Ohio County, Tyler County, Randolph County, Upshur County, Webster County, and Wetzel County.
West Virginia Criminal Background Data
In 2009 West Virginia had a total violent crime rate of 331.2 incidents per 100,000 individuals, which was lower than the U.S. violent crime rate of 439.7. Of the 331.2 violent crime incidents, 4.9 were murders, 28.4 were forcible rapes, 56.2 were robberies, and 241.7 were aggravated assaults.
The total rate of property crime in West Virginia in 2009 was 2,706 incidents per 100,000 individuals, lower than the U.S. property crime rate of 3,071.5. The breakdown of the property crime incidents was as follows: 698.4 burglary incidents, 1,842.9 larceny/theft incidents, and 164.9 motor vehicle theft incidents.
West Virginia Population and Household Background Data
West Virginia Criminal, Population and Household Background Data Source: U.S. Census and FBI
- In 2012 the population in West Virginia was estimated to be 1,855,413. The population increased 0.1% from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012.
- In 2011 there were 0.7 million households in West Virginia. The average household size was 2.5 people.
- 99% of the people living in West Virginia in 2011 were native residents of the United States. 71% of these residents were born in West Virginia. Of the foreign-born population in West Virginia (23,829), 56% were not U.S. citizens.
- 98% of the population in West Virginia (five years and older) speak only English in the home.
- In 2011 88% lived in the same house as one year earlier.
- 84% had graduated high school or had achieved a higher level of education. 19% had achieved a Bachelor’s degree or higher. 28% were in college or graduate school in 2011
Major Cities Located in West Virginia
Keyser, Moundsville, Richwood, Beckley, Charleston, Clarksburg, Culloden, Huntington, Kingwood, Lansing, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Oak Hill, Parkersburg, Princeton, Ravenswood, Ripley, Summersville, Welch, Wheeling