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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 13%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilson/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime165n/a (estimate)2,1091,7102,489
Murder1n/a12.85.25.0
Rape4n/a51.134.042.6
Robbery2n/a25.676.181.6
Assault14n/a179.0191.1250.2
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)268306379
Burglary11n/a140.6182.4340.5
Theft126n/a1,610.81,124.21,549.5
Vehicle theft7n/a89.596.8219.9
Property crime144n/a (estimate)1,8411,4032,110

Key findings

  • Wilson crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wilson are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Wilson you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wilson is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wilson has increased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In Wilson (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Wilson, Pennsylvania is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Wilson are 1.23 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.18 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Wilson are 1.14 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Wilson are 1.31 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.15 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Wilson (higher is better)

      Is Wilson safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Pennsylvania as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Wilson to other cities in the state and across the country, Wilson is 27% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 41% safer than other cities in the nation. Wilson has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilson is 1 in 373
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilson is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilson is 1 in 48
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Wilson, Pennsylvania? If you reside in Wilson, then there is a 1 in 373 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 55. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wilson.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wilson, Pennsylvania (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Wilson has decreased by 18%, the amount of property crime in Wilson has increased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Wilson has increased by 10% year over year.

      Wilson police department

      ItemWilsonPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.11.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Wilson police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.8% less than the Pennsylvania average and 65.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

      StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
      Pennsylvania21,558176266
      There are a total of 21,558 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 176 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tatamy, PA1,02708888
      Stockertown, PA1,1700108108
      East Bangor, PA1,0990118118
      Frenchtown, NJ1,4090223223
      Freemansburg, PA2,6330420420
      Old Orchard, PA2,37886395481
      Belfast, PA1,01088405493
      Wilson, PA7,8192681,8412,109

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hartsville, SC7,8161,4358,87810,314
      Alamo Heights, TX7,814791,7821,862
      Fort Lupton, CO7,81448943991
      Brooksville, FL7,8145973,9654,562
      Crookston, MN7,8142952,2972,592
      Wilson, PA7,8192681,8412,109
      Source: The Wilson, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.