B+
Total crime 12%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWelaka/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16n/a (estimate)2,2822,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.079.386.2
Assault1n/a142.7260.8246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)143385381
Burglary3n/a428.0337.7376.0
Theft12n/a1,711.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0193.3228.9
Property crime15n/a (estimate)2,1402,2822,200

Key findings

  • Welaka crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Welaka are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Welaka you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Welaka is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Welaka has decreased by 3%

Welaka crime map

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      Daily Crime In Welaka (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Welaka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Welaka is 1 in 702
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Welaka is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Welaka is 1 in 44

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

      Welaka police department

      ItemWelakaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Palatka, FL2,2222021,1991,401
      Interlachen, FL1,6862071,2281,436
      Pomona Park, FL1,0772111,2491,459
      Flagler Estates, FL3,5332711,6091,880
      Palatka, FL10,4071,0616,0787,139
      Crescent City, FL1,7424557,9878,442
      Welaka, FL6141432,1402,282

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      Mountainburg, AR6141635,0495,212
      Lahoma, OK6140159159
      LeRoy, KS6146333,8004,433
      Utica, IN6143852,1982,583
      Meyers Lake, OH6141541,1991,353
      Welaka, FL6141432,1402,282
      Source: The Welaka, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.