Reported Annual Crime In Williamsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime88n/a (estimate)1,6672,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape3n/a56.833.738.6
Robbery2n/a37.974.7101.9
Assault4n/a75.8105.5237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)170219373
Burglary20n/a378.9503.0491.4
Theft51n/a966.11,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a151.5175.9220.2
Property crime79n/a (estimate)1,4972,1782,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Williamsburg, KY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Williamsburg, KY, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Williamsburg, KY is 30% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Kentucky, and when compared with the national average, is 42% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Williamsburg, KY has 22% lower than violent crime rate than Kentucky average, while remaining 54% lower than the national average. In property crime, Williamsburg, KY is 31% lower than the average of Kentucky and is 40% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamsburg is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.57 daily crimes that occur in Williamsburg.
  • Williamsburg is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamsburg you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamsburg has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Williamsburg (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Williamsburg, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Williamsburg, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.44 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.72 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Williamsburg, KY is 1.28 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.19 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Williamsburg, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.46 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.66 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Williamsburg (higher is better)

How safe is Williamsburg, KY compared to other cities in Kentucky and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Williamsburg, KY is safer than 39% of the cities in Kentucky and 61% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kentucky and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Williamsburg, KY. Overall, Williamsburg, KY is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamsburg is 1 in 587
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamsburg is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamsburg is 1 in 60
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Williamsburg, KY? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Williamsburg, KY, you have a 1 in 587 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Williamsburg, KY is 1 in 60.

Year Over Year Crime In Williamsburg (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Williamsburg, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Williamsburg, KY has increased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Williamsburg, KY has increased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Williamsburg, KY has increased by 15% year to year.

Williamsburg police department

ItemWilliamsburgKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)125,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.83.3
There are a total of 12 Williamsburg police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.5% less than the Kentucky average and 30.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222
There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jellico, TN2,4441772,3002,477
Corbin, KY7,0511782,7242,902
Emlyn, KY2482802,7833,063
Pleasant View, KY2992942,9273,222
Rockholds, KY8483163,1423,458
Williamsburg, KY5,2601701,4971,667

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Avondale, LA5,2625883,6484,236
Collegeville, PA5,2631861,1521,338
Cheshire Village, CT5,2641481,2301,378
Bangor, PA5,2564981,8572,355
Wildwood, NJ5,2551,2429,76511,008
Williamsburg, KY5,2601701,4971,667
Source: The Williamsburg, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.