Reported Annual Crime In Wilson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,332n/a (estimate)4,7173,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a12.15.14.9
Rape8n/a16.226.738.6
Robbery83n/a167.987.9101.9
Assault204n/a412.6227.3237.8
Violent crime301n/a (estimate)609347373
Burglary471n/a952.6745.2491.4
Theft1,452n/a2,936.81,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft108n/a218.4133.8220.2
Property crime2,031n/a (estimate)4,1082,7502,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wilson, NC 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 52% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 65% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wilson, NC shows a crime rate that is 75% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 63% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wilson, NC is shown to be 49% higher than the North Carolina average and 65% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilson is 65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.92 daily crimes that occur in Wilson.
  • Wilson is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilson you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilson has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Wilson (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wilson, NC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Wilson, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.52 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.65 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wilson, NC is 1.75 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.63 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wilson, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.49 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.65 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wilson (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Wilson, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Wilson, NC ranks safer than 26% of every city located within North Carolina along with 13% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Wilson, NC. As a result, Wilson, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilson is 1 in 165
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilson is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilson is 1 in 22
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wilson, NC? 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 Wilson, NC, you have a 1 in 165 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 25. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wilson, NC is 1 in 22.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wilson, NC 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 Wilson, NC has increased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Wilson, NC has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Wilson, NC has increased by 8% year to year.

Wilson police department

ItemWilsonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.83.3
There are a total of 133 Wilson police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.1% less than the North Carolina average and 18.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fremont, NC1,2711641,3041,468
Elm City, NC1,7661691,3361,505
Kenly, NC1,5631691,3361,505
Sharpsburg, NC1,9561741,3811,555
Lucama, NC1,0191771,3991,576
Wilson, NC49,3896094,1084,717

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Downers Grove, IL49,372581,3541,412
Doral, FL49,3631453,6263,771
Aliso Viejo, CA49,43763715778
Monroe, LA49,4552,6018,38010,981
Coral Gables, FL49,3191433,1973,340
Wilson, NC49,3896094,1084,717
Source: The Wilson, NC 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.