West Virginia has a population of 1,829,054.
In the year 2020, 6 people were killed by police in West Virginia, that number decreased 57.14% over the previous year.
The state ranks in the #31 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #7 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 3.59 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 1.5%.
You are 23.96 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of West Virginia.