Reported Annual Crime In Williamstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamstown/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime142n/a (estimate)1,8711,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamstown/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape6n/a79.031.240.4
Robbery1n/a13.278.8102.8
Assault5n/a65.9265.0248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)158377386
Burglary12n/a158.1281.8468.9
Theft117n/a1,541.31,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a13.2118.3236.9
Property crime130n/a (estimate)1,7131,5612,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Williamstown, MA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Williamstown, MA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Williamstown, MA crime rates are 3% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts mean and are 34% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Williamstown, MA has a rate that is 58% lower than the Massachusetts average; compared to the United States, it is 59% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Williamstown, MA is 10% higher than its state's mean, and 30% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Bennington, VT1,68666710776
Old Bennington, VT15074797871
Hoosick Falls, NY3,4592551,0471,301
Adams, MA5,4602951,4271,722
Readsboro, VT2682062,2142,420
Bennington, VT8,9332422,4172,660
Cheshire, MA5715472,2642,811
Williamstown, MA4,1731581,7131,871

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamstown is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.13 daily crimes that occur in Williamstown.
  • Williamstown is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamstown you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamstown has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Williamstown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Williamstown, MA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Massachusetts as well as those across America as a whole. The Williamstown, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.04 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.52 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Williamstown, MA is 2.38 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 2.44 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Williamstown, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.10 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.43 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Williamstown (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Williamstown, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Williamstown, MA has been ranked safer than 67% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Williamstown, MA is safer than 72% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Williamstown, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Williamstown, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamstown is 1 in 633
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamstown is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamstown is 1 in 54
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Williamstown, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Williamstown, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 633. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 59 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Williamstown, MA is 1 in 54.

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

The year over year crime rate for Williamstown, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Williamstown, MA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 295% in Williamstown, MA, while property crimes in Williamstown, MA have decreased by 9%. Crimes in total for Williamstown, MA have decreased by 3% year over year.

Williamstown police department

ItemWilliamstownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 16 Williamstown police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.6% less than the Massachusetts average and 37.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Heritage Hills, NY4,174105430535
Euharlee, GA4,1722712,0492,320
Rockmart, GA4,1747178,4689,186
Key Center, WA4,1722002,3192,520
Mojave, CA4,1724622,6523,115
Williamstown, MA4,1731581,7131,871
Source: The Williamstown, MA 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.