Williamson, WV Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
50
Total Crimes
1,821.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.08%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Williamson, WV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Williamson is 1,821.5 per 100,000 people. That's -29.08% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 2.59% higher than the West Virginia total crime rate of 1,775.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Williamson SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
4
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
10

How Does Williamson Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Williamson
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 50 1,821.5 1,775.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 1 36.4 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 15 546.4 218.5 246.8
Violent Crime 16 582.9 289.9 368.9
Burglary 8 291.4 296.5 376.0
Larceny 24 874.3 1,049.6 1,594.6
Car Theft 2 72.9 139.5 228.9
Property Crime 34 1,238.6 1,485.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Williamson

16
Violent Crimes
582.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
58.00%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 171.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Williamson each year. That compares to a 1 in 344.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Williamson is 582.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 58.00% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 101.03% higher than the West Virginia violent crime rate of 289.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Williamson

34
Property Crimes
1,238.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-43.69%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 80.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Williamson each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Williamson is 1,238.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.69% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -16.62% lower than the West Virginia property crime rate of 1,485.6 per 100,000 people.

Williamson Crime Compared To West Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in West Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Williamson

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pikeville, KY 6,641 312 4,698.1 4,517.4 180.7
Richlands, VA 5,256 152 2,891.9 2,587.5 304.4
Paintsville, KY 4,061 35 861.9 615.6 246.2
Prestonsburg, KY 3,404 30 881.3 822.6 58.8
Louisa, KY 2,405 42 1,746.4 1,663.2 83.2
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