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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleWilliams/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime96n/a (estimate)1,7952,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape3n/a56.137.542.6
Robbery4n/a74.8132.481.6
Assault13n/a243.1267.1250.2
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)374441379
Burglary28n/a523.6386.1340.5
Theft34n/a635.81,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a261.8358.8219.9
Property crime76n/a (estimate)1,4212,3312,110

Key findings

  • Williams crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Williams are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Williams you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Williams is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Williams has decreased by 6%

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The Williams crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Williams 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 Williams crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Williams (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Williams, per 100,000 residents. In Williams, the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times less than the California average and 1.39 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Williams are 1.18 times less than the California average and 1.01 times less than the national average. For property crime, Williams has a daily crime rate that is 1.64 times less than the California average and 1.48 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Williams (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Williams to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Williams safe? The gauges above illustrate that Williams is safer than 46% of every city located within California along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Williams, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williams

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williams is 1 in 268
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williams is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Williams is 1 in 56
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Williams, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 268. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 71 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Williams is 1 in 56.

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

      A good indicator of whether Williams is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Williams has decreased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Williams has decreased by 6% year over year. The number of total crimes in Williams has decreased by 6% year over year.

      Williams police department

      ItemWilliamsCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.63.3
      There are a total of 14 Williams police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.5% less than the California average and 17.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Colusa, CA5,9351021,3211,423
      Arbuckle, CA3,2443041,6071,911
      Meridian, CA4035903,1203,710
      College City, CA2065923,1293,720
      Maxwell, CA9186073,2093,816
      Williams, CA5,1603741,4211,795

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Daleville, AL5,1601571,0991,256
      Summerside, OH5,1612641,8552,120
      Livingston, TX5,1613135,8106,123
      Broadmoor, CA5,1592471,8442,092
      Winterset, IA5,1583221,2121,534
      Williams, CA5,1603741,4211,795
      Source: The Williams, CA 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.