WYDaily Index 2016: Williamsburg by the numbers

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wydaily_index_logoThe WYDaily Index is calculated with data provided by the City of Williamsburg, the Williamsburg-James City County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the state Department of Motor Vehicles, and the United States Census Bureau.

 

Number of days between animal control calls in 2016: 3
Number of days between animal control calls in 2015: 4
Number of assault & battery charges faced by former mayor Clyde Haulman: 1
Number of assault & battery charges found guilty on: 0
Average number of cases prosecuted per prosecutor in Williamsburg-James City County: 503
Increase in the daily population of jail: 21.2 percent
Increase in the number of persons arrested for narcotic drug or liquor law offenses: 44.1 percent
Number of Virginian drivers with a suspended license as of Sept. 2016: 1,289,322
Estimated Population of the State of Vermont and Wyoming combined: 1,210,095
Number of Williamsburg drivers with a suspended license for nonpayment of court fines only: 1,151
Chance of having a suspended license in Virginia: 1 in 4
Total number of fire department responses to the College of William & Mary: 226
Portion of all responses to the College of William & Mary: 226/491
Decrease in the amount of new retail space added in 2016 compared to 2015: 84.5 percent
Total number of visitors at the Williamsburg Farmers Market: 21,794

All figures occurred in the City of Williamsburg proper unless otherwise noted. All figures represent data from 2016. Percent change is calculated by dividing annual data e.g. Williamsburg Public Works used roughly 1,800 gallons of herbicide in 2015, and used roughly 800 gallons of herbicide in 2016. The decrease in herbicide use was about 55.6 percent. James City County and York County do not publish or collect annual data reports.