Wilson, NC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,765
Total Crimes
3,576.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
44.42%
Above National Average
113 out of 218
In North Carolina
8,414 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Wilson, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wilson is 3,576.9 per 100,000 people. That's 44.42% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 31.07% higher than the North Carolina total crime rate of 2,729.1 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.

For more reading on life in Wilson, check out:

Wilson SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Wilson
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,765 3,576.9 2,729.1 2,476.7
Murder 2 4.1 6.0 5.0
Robbery 60 121.6 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 140 283.7 262.4 250.2
Violent Crime 220 445.8 371.8 366.7
Burglary 364 737.7 519.1 340.5
Larceny 1,066 2,160.3 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 115 233.1 172.2 219.9
Property Crime 1,545 3,131.1 2,357.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Wilson

220.0
Violent Crimes
445.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
21.58%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 224.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wilson each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wilson is 445.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 21.58% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 19.92% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 371.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wilson

1,545.0
Property Crimes
3,131.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
48.40%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wilson each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wilson is 3,131.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 48.40% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 32.82% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,357.3 per 100,000 people.

Wilson Crime Compared To North Carolina Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Wilson

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cape Girardeau, MO 40,077 1,665 4,154.5 3,573.1 581.4
Paducah, KY 24,832 1,376 5,541.2 5,255.3 285.9
Jackson, MO 15,151 244 1,610.5 1,504.9 105.6
Metropolis, IL 5,986 298 4,978.3 4,427.0 551.3
Charleston, MO 5,490 141 2,568.3 1,803.3 765.0
Benton, KY 4,461 172 3,855.6 3,766.0 89.7
Fulton, KY 2,145 124 5,780.9 5,501.2 279.7
Baker, MT 1,928 10 518.7 363.1 155.6
Enjoy The Snack?