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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 53%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWelaka/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)1,1242,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.442.6
Robbery1n/a140.475.581.6
Assault0n/a0.0258.3250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)140378379
Burglary1n/a140.4295.2340.5
Theft6n/a842.71,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0181.8219.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)9832,1462,110

Key findings

  • Welaka crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Welaka are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Welaka you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Welaka is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Welaka has decreased by 51%

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 713
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Welaka is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Welaka is 1 in 90

      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

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      East Palatka, FL2,2221991,1271,326
      Interlachen, FL1,6862031,1551,359
      Pomona Park, FL1,0772071,1741,381
      Flagler Estates, FL3,5332661,5131,779
      Crescent City, FL1,7426492,5973,247
      Palatka, FL10,4075074,7755,282
      Welaka, FL6141409831,124

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      Franklin, ID6142871,5621,849
      Loyall, KY6140495495
      Hawk Run, PA6144642,1262,590
      Mountainburg, AR6141,1514,6055,757
      Wampum, PA6140902902
      Welaka, FL6141409831,124
      Source: The Welaka, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.