Reported Annual Crime In Williamston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamston/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime163n/a (estimate)3,9173,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamston/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.45.3
Rape1n/a24.048.140.4
Robbery1n/a24.081.3102.8
Assault17n/a408.6365.0248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)457502386
Burglary34n/a817.1664.7468.9
Theft95n/a2,283.12,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a360.5280.6236.9
Property crime144n/a (estimate)3,4613,2442,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Williamston, SC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Williamston, SC, 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 Williamston, SC is 5% higher than the average of the whole of the state of South Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 38% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Williamston, SC has 9% lower than violent crime rate than South Carolina average, while remaining 18% higher than the national average. In property crime, Williamston, SC is 7% higher than the average of South Carolina and is 41% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Five Forks, SC16,1732051,3241,528
Golden Grove, SC2,1332301,4851,715
Northlake, SC4,3172611,6861,947
Mauldin, SC23,9852111,9852,197
Judson, SC2,0283081,9892,297
Dunean, SC3,9063222,0802,402
Powdersville, SC7,5133662,3662,732
Williamston, SC4,0034573,4613,917

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamston is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.73 daily crimes that occur in Williamston.
  • Williamston is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamston you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamston has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Williamston (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Williamston, SC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for South Carolina as well as national figures. In Williamston, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.38 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Williamston, SC are 1.10 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.18 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Williamston, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.41 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Williamston (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in South Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Williamston, SC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Williamston, SC has been ranked safer than 53% of other cities in the state of South Carolina. In addition, Williamston, SC is safer than 21% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all South Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Williamston, SC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Williamston, SC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamston is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamston is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamston is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Williamston, SC? 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 Williamston, SC, then there is a 1 in 220 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 29. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Williamston, SC.

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

A good indicator of whether Williamston, SC is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Williamston, SC has increased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Williamston, SC has decreased by 26% year over year. The number of total crimes in Williamston, SC has decreased by 22% year over year.

Williamston police department

ItemWilliamstonSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)175,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.25.13.3
There are a total of 17 Williamston police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.1% less than the South Carolina average and 30% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in South Carolina

StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
South Carolina12,678314222
There are a total of 12,678 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 314 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 41% greater than the national average.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ipswich, MA4,003130592721
Valdez, AK4,0021821,6381,820
Pine Level, AL4,0023061,6952,001
Addis, LA4,0043120312
Sheffield, OH4,0041311,1251,256
Williamston, SC4,0034573,4613,917
Source: The Williamston, SC 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.