Williamsville, NY
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Williamsville, NY 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

Williamsville has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Williamsville is 1 in 58. How does Williamsville fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Williamsville's crime rate is lower than approximately 21% of New York communities.

How does the crime rate in Williamsville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Williamsville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Williamsville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Williamsville 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 Williamsville.

For Williamsville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Williamsville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2618, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Williamsville's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Williamsville a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Williamsville is one in 60.

Williamsville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Williamsville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

88

90

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.38

16.81

17.19

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Williamsville 0.38
New York State 3.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,618

in Williamsville

1 in 266

in New York State

Williamsville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,236
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Williamsville 16.81
New York State 15.46

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Williamsville

1 in 65

in New York State

Williamsville Property CRIMES

Population: 5,236
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Williamsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Williamsville 71
New York State 40


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