Reported Annual Crime In Williamston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamston/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime374n/a (estimate)6,8782,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamston/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a73.65.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery11n/a202.391.098.0
Assault25n/a459.7240.5248.9
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)736364383
Burglary80n/a1,471.1630.6430.4
Theft240n/a4,413.41,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a257.4153.8237.4
Property crime334n/a (estimate)6,1422,5452,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Williamston, NC. The total number of reported crimes in Williamston, NC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Williamston, NC crime rate is 136% higher than the North Carolina average and is 151% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Williamston, NC has a violent crime rate that is 102% higher than the North Carolina average and 92% higher than the national average. For property crime, Williamston, NC is 141% higher than the North Carolina average and 160% higher than the national average.

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The Williamston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Williamston as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Williamston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williamston is 151% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.84 daily crimes that occur in Williamston.
  • Williamston is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williamston you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williamston has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Williamston (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Williamston, NC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for North Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Williamston, NC are 2.36 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.51 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Williamston, NC are 2.02 times more than than North Carolina and 1.92 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Williamston, NC are 2.41 times more than than North Carolina and 2.60 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Williamston (higher is better)

How safe is Williamston, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Williamston, NC is safer than 47% of the cities in North Carolina and 27% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Williamston, NC. Overall, Williamston, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamston is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamston is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamston is 1 in 15
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Williamston, 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 Williamston, NC, you have a 1 in 136 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 17. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Williamston, NC is 1 in 15.

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

The year over year crime rate for Williamston, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Williamston, NC 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 decreased by 27% in Williamston, NC, while property crimes in Williamston, NC have decreased by 24%. Crimes in total for Williamston, NC have decreased by 24% year over year.

Williamston police department

ItemWilliamstonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.83.3
There are a total of 21 Williamston police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20% less than the North Carolina average and 17.6% greater 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
Windsor, NC3,6942641,0011,265
Robersonville, NC1,6069272,4963,424
Parmele, NC2954363,0493,485
Bear Grass, NC1295263,6764,201
Jamesville, NC5785303,7054,235
Oak City, NC3335323,7214,253
Everetts, NC1675463,8164,361
Williamston, NC5,5347366,1426,878

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Falcon Heights, MN5,5341071,4591,566
Duquesne, PA5,5341,5623,9595,520
Whiteville, NC5,5351,2477,9519,198
Glencoe, MN5,5351461,3331,479
Penn Wynne, PA5,535102536638
Williamston, NC5,5347366,1426,878
Source: The Williamston, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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