Reported Annual Crime In Williamsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamsburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime255n/a (estimate)1,6712,0772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamsburg/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape9n/a59.032.540.4
Robbery9n/a59.057.1102.8
Assault7n/a45.9122.2248.5
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)164218386
Burglary10n/a65.5238.0468.9
Theft211n/a1,383.11,505.11,745.0
Vehicle theft9n/a59.0116.4236.9
Property crime230n/a (estimate)1,5081,8592,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Williamsburg, VA. All reported Williamsburg, VA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Williamsburg, VA overall crime rate is 20% lower than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 41% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Williamsburg, VA, the rate is 25% lower than compared to the Virginia average, and 58% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Williamsburg, VA comes in at 19% lower than to the average seen in Virginia, and 38% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gloucester Courthouse, VA2,712102866968
Gloucester Point, VA9,7842181,8552,072
Yorktown, VA1222231,9052,128
Surry, VA2742752,3452,620
Rushmere, VA9102802,3842,664
Scotland, VA1882872,4512,738
Claremont, VA2913012,5672,868
Williamsburg, VA14,4011641,5081,671

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamsburg is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.58 daily crimes that occur in Williamsburg.
  • Williamsburg is safer than 80% 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 26%.

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Daily Crime In Williamsburg (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Williamsburg, VA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Virginia as well as those across America as a whole. The Williamsburg, VA total amount of daily offenses is 1.24 times less than the Virginia average and 1.70 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Williamsburg, VA is 1.33 times less than the Virginia average, and it is 2.36 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Williamsburg, VA has a daily crime figure that is 1.23 times less than the Virginia average and 1.63 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Williamsburg (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Williamsburg, VA compared to other areas of Virginia, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Williamsburg, VA safer than 74% when compared to other Virginia cities, and 80% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Virginia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Williamsburg, VA. At this time, Williamsburg, VA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamsburg is 1 in 611
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
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Williamsburg, VA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Williamsburg, VA, then there is a 1 in 611 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 67. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 60 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Williamsburg, VA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Williamsburg, VA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Williamsburg, VA has increased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Williamsburg, VA has increased by 30%. The total crime rate in Williamsburg, VA has increased by 26% year to year.

Williamsburg police department

ItemWilliamsburgVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)418,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.23.3
There are a total of 41 Williamsburg police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.8% less than the Virginia average and 14.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springdale, NJ14,4021499421,091
Antioch, IL14,3951751,4051,580
Hartselle, AL14,3931242,2832,407
Chicago Ridge, IL14,4102023,9984,199
Lindenhurst, IL14,41221493514
Williamsburg, VA14,4011641,5081,671
Source: The Williamsburg, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.