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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 20%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliamston/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,027 (estimate)2,8722,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a265.1246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)398 (estimate)378381
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,629 (estimate)2,4942,200

Key findings

  • Williamston crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Williamston are 5% higher than the national average
  • In Williamston you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Williamston is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Williamston has decreased by 56%

Williamston crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Williamston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Williamston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williamston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williamston is 1 in 251
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williamston is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Williamston is 1 in 34

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

      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 Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Windsor, NC3,6943071,0431,350
      Robersonville, NC1,6061841,2151,399
      Parmele, NC2954532,9883,441
      Bear Grass, NC1295463,6024,148
      Jamesville, NC5785503,6314,181
      Oak City, NC3335533,6474,199
      Everetts, NC1675673,7394,306
      Williamston, NC5,5343982,6293,027

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Falcon Heights, MN5,5341231,1131,236
      Duquesne, PA5,5341,0462,9403,986
      Penn Wynne, PA5,535100485584
      Whiteville, NC5,5351,0378,7219,757
      Glencoe, MN5,5351091,1861,296
      Williamston, NC5,5343982,6293,027
      Source: The Williamston, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.