Williamston, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Williamston is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (68%) and also has a lower crime rate than 63% of the communities in Michigan, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Williamston is one in 120 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Williamston has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Williamston is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Williamston does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Williamston.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Williamston's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Williamston is one in 566.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Williamston is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Williamston than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 153.

Williamston Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Williamston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

26

33

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.77

6.56

8.32

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.77
4.37
National Median: 4
    Williamston
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 566

in Williamston

1 in 229

in Michigan

Williamston VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,965
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.50 0.00 1.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.56
15.85
National Median: 21
    Williamston
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 153

in Williamston

1 in 63

in Michigan

Williamston Property CRIMES

Population: 3,965
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 18 2
Rate per 1,000 1.51 4.54 0.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Williamston Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
13
25
National Median: 28.3
    Williamston
    Michigan

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