Reported Annual Crime In Williamsport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamsport/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,028n/a (estimate)3,5272,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamsport/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a24.05.14.9
Rape19n/a65.233.638.6
Robbery38n/a130.4101.6101.9
Assault56n/a192.1174.8237.8
Violent crime120n/a (estimate)412315373
Burglary138n/a473.4309.8491.4
Theft749n/a2,569.51,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft21n/a72.094.8220.2
Property crime908n/a (estimate)3,1151,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Williamsport, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Williamsport, PA, 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 Williamsport, PA is 66% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 23% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Williamsport, PA has 31% higher than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 10% higher than the national average. In property crime, Williamsport, PA is 72% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 25% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamsport is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.66 daily crimes that occur in Williamsport.
  • Williamsport is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamsport you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamsport has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Williamsport (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Williamsport, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Williamsport, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.23 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Williamsport, PA are 1.31 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Williamsport, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.72 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.25 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Williamsport (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Williamsport, PA compared to every other city in Pennsylvania as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Williamsport, PA ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 25% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Pennsylvania and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Williamsport, PA. As a result, Williamsport, PA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamsport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamsport is 1 in 243
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamsport is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamsport is 1 in 29
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Williamsport, PA? 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 Williamsport, PA, you have a 1 in 243 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 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Williamsport, PA is 1 in 29.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Williamsport, PA 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 Williamsport, PA has decreased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Williamsport, PA has decreased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Williamsport, PA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Williamsport police department

ItemWilliamsportPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5514,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 55 Williamsport police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 43.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Duboistown, PA1,243000
Montgomery, PA1,50164191255
Avis, PA1,7320525525
Faxon, PA1,350105604709
Dewart, PA1,509118677794
Williamsport, PA29,3774123,1153,527

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East Chicago, IN29,3878543,8214,675
Kent, OH29,3672181,6461,864
Lawrenceville, GA29,3643423,5523,894
Granger, IN29,4001691,1291,298
Marion, IN29,4033673,8344,201
Williamsport, PA29,3774123,1153,527
Source: The Williamsport, PA 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.