Williamsport, PA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
717
Total Crimes
2,530.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
2.18%
Above National Average
886 out of 997
In Pennsylvania
7,133 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Williamsport, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Williamsport is 2,530.8 per 100,000 people. That's 2.18% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 48.01% higher than the Pennsylvania total crime rate of 1,709.8 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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Williamsport SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Williamsport
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 717 2,530.8 1,709.8 2,476.7
Murder 1 3.5 5.2 5.0
Robbery 12 42.4 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 47 165.9 191.1 250.2
Violent Crime 71 250.6 306.4 366.7
Burglary 84 296.5 182.4 340.5
Larceny 543 1,916.6 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 19 67.1 96.8 219.9
Property Crime 646 2,280.2 1,403.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Williamsport

71
Violent Crimes
250.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-31.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 399.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Williamsport each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Williamsport is 250.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -31.66% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.21% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Williamsport

646
Property Crimes
2,280.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
8.07%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 43.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Williamsport each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Williamsport is 2,280.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 8.07% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 62.47% higher than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,403.4 per 100,000 people.

Williamsport Crime Compared To Pennsylvania Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Williamsport

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Berwick, PA 10,030 218 2,173.5 1,804.6 368.9
Lock Haven, PA 9,218 138 1,497.1 1,280.1 217.0
Shamokin, PA 7,020 278 3,960.1 3,148.1 812.0
Milton, PA 6,819 153 2,243.7 1,275.8 967.9
Bellefonte, PA 6,325 31 490.1 474.3 15.8
South Williamsport, PA 6,109 48 785.7 654.8 131.0
Selinsgrove, PA 5,962 143 2,398.5 2,063.1 335.5
Mount Carmel, PA 5,618 134 2,385.2 1,317.2 1,068.0
Montoursville, PA 4,404 86 1,952.8 1,861.9 90.8
Montgomery, PA 1,518 6 395.3 329.4 65.9
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