Reported Annual Crime In Williamstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamstown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)627 (estimate)2,3582,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamstown/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a36.438.6
Robberyn/an/an/a41.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a256.4237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)90 (estimate)338373
Burglaryn/an/an/a497.3491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,401.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a121.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)537 (estimate)2,0202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamstown is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.72 daily crimes that occur in Williamstown.
  • Williamstown is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamstown you have a 1 in 160 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamstown has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Williamstown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamstown is 1 in 1113
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamstown is 1 in 187
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamstown is 1 in 160

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

Williamstown police department

ItemWilliamstownWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)61,642556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 6 Williamstown police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% less than the West Virginia average and 36.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia3,758203222
There are a total of 3,758 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 203 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 9% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Washington, WV1,38047284331
Boaz, WV1,40066396462
Blennerhassett, WV2,89391547638
Lubeck, WV1,304104621725
St. Marys, WV1,910120715835
Williamstown, WV2,91990537627

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lawnside, NJ2,9194492,9023,351
Gastonville, PA2,919144830974
Holiday Shores, IL2,918137711848
Bald Knob, AR2,9182773,0453,322
Brighton, AL2,9181,9864,1126,098
Williamstown, WV2,91990537627
Source: The Williamstown, WV 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.