Reported Annual Crime In Williamstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamstown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime41n/a (estimate)1,0332,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamstown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape1n/a25.233.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.074.7101.9
Assault0n/a0.0105.5237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)25219373
Burglary11n/a277.2503.0491.4
Theft26n/a655.21,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a75.6175.9220.2
Property crime40n/a (estimate)1,0082,1782,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Williamstown, KY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 57% lower than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 64% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Williamstown, KY shows a crime rate that is 88% lower than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 93% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Williamstown, KY is shown to be 54% lower than the Kentucky average and 59% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamstown is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.83 daily crimes that occur in Williamstown.
  • Williamstown is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamstown you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamstown has decreased by 49%.

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Daily Crime In Williamstown (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Williamstown, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Williamstown, KY the total number of daily crimes is 2.32 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.77 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Williamstown, KY are 8.68 times less than the Kentucky average and 14.78 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Williamstown, KY has a daily crime rate that is 2.16 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.47 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Williamstown (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Williamstown, KY in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kentucky as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Williamstown, KY to other cities in the state and across the country, Williamstown, KY is 63% safer than other cities of Kentucky and 88% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kentucky cities and all around the United States, Williamstown, KY has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Williamstown, KY crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamstown is 1 in 3969
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamstown is 1 in 100
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamstown is 1 in 97
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Williamstown, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Williamstown, KY you have a 1 in 3969 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 100 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Williamstown, KY.

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

A good indicator of whether Williamstown, KY 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 Williamstown, KY has decreased by 51%, while the property crime rate in Williamstown, KY has decreased by 49% year over year. The number of total crimes in Williamstown, KY has decreased by 49% year over year.

Williamstown police department

ItemWilliamstownKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.83.3
There are a total of 8 Williamstown police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.5% less than the Kentucky average and 38.1% 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
Verona, KY1,23237372409
Owenton, KY1,72166794860
Crittenden, KY3,8191181,1771,296
Falmouth, KY2,278951,2781,372
Dry Ridge, KY2,315902,1612,251
Williamstown, KY3,932251,0081,033

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Saugerties, NY3,9302209271,147
Lake Tansi, TN3,9343291,5771,905
Lawrence Park, PA3,9301931,1121,305
Wintersville, OH3,930791,6631,742
Waialua, HI3,9291331,7221,855
Williamstown, KY3,932251,0081,033
Source: The Williamstown, 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.