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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 43%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWewahitchka/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,461 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)211 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,250 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Wewahitchka crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wewahitchka are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Wewahitchka you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wewahitchka is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wewahitchka has decreased by 9%

Wewahitchka crime map

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The Wewahitchka crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wewahitchka as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Wewahitchka crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wewahitchka (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wewahitchka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wewahitchka is 1 in 475
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wewahitchka is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wewahitchka is 1 in 69

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

      Wewahitchka police department

      ItemWewahitchkaFloridaNational
      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
      Mexico Beach, FL1,3413292,3012,629
      Sumatra, FL2045793,4334,012
      Wewahitchka, FL2,4632111,2501,461

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chico, WA2,46379748827
      Chesaning, MI2,464133578711
      South Paris, ME2,46258700758
      Montague, MI2,461851,1491,234
      West Belmar, NJ2,46165438503
      Wewahitchka, FL2,4632111,2501,461
      Source: The Wewahitchka, 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.