Reported Annual Crime In Williston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliston/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,061n/a (estimate)3,8832,3562,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilliston/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.84.9
Rape22n/a80.545.638.6
Robbery4n/a14.619.6101.9
Assault69n/a252.5171.5237.8
Violent crime95n/a (estimate)348239373
Burglary146n/a534.3395.9491.4
Theft651n/a2,382.51,511.41,775.4
Vehicle theft169n/a618.5209.1220.2
Property crime966n/a (estimate)3,5352,1172,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Williston, ND. The total number of reported crimes in Williston, ND is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Williston, ND crime rate is 65% higher than the North Dakota average and is 36% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Williston, ND has a violent crime rate that is 45% higher than the North Dakota average and 7% lower than the national average. For property crime, Williston, ND is 67% higher than the North Dakota average and 42% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Williston is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.64 daily crimes that occur in Williston.
  • Williston is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Williston you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Williston has decreased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In Williston (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Williston, ND on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Dakota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Williston, ND (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Dakota state wide, are 1.65 times more than the state average and 1.36 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Williston, ND on a daily bases are 1.45 times more than than North Dakota average and 1.07 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Williston, ND are 1.67 times more than the daily state average and 1.42 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Williston (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Williston, ND compared to every other city in North Dakota as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Williston, ND ranks safer than 6% of every city located within North Dakota along with 27% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Dakota and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Williston, ND. As a result, Williston, ND is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williston is 1 in 288
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williston is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Williston is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Williston, ND? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Williston, ND, then there is a 1 in 288 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 29. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Williston, ND.

Year Over Year Crime In Williston (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Williston, ND is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Williston, ND has decreased by 35%, while the property crime rate in Williston, ND has decreased by 33% year over year. The number of total crimes in Williston, ND has decreased by 33% year over year.

Williston police department

ItemWillistonNorth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)44842556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
There are a total of 44 Williston police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% greater than the North Dakota average and 17.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Dakota

StateTotal offendersNorth Dakota /100KNational /100K
North Dakota48872222
There are a total of 488 sex offenders in North Dakota. This yields a total of 72 sex offenders in North Dakota per 100,000 residents which is 68% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springbrook, ND111721,5211,693
Epping, ND1072752,4342,709
Williston, ND19,8493483,5353,883

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Zurich, IL19,849401,4301,469
Mead Valley, CA19,8516704,1184,789
Ypsilanti, MI19,8449403,1974,137
Plattsburgh, NY19,8405512,3242,875
Cartersville, GA19,8584163,3293,746
Williston, ND19,8493483,5353,883
Source: The Williston, ND crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.