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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleWilliams/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,694 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)347 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,347 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Williams crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Williams are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Williams you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Williams is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Williams has decreased by 18%

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      Daily Crime In Williams (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williams

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williams is 1 in 289
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williams is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Williams is 1 in 38

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

      Williams police department

      ItemWilliamsIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Jewell Junction, IA1,23099673772
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      Iowa Falls, IA5,1762441,6481,892
      Bradford, IA623152,1352,451
      Hubbard, IA8913162,1402,456
      Radcliffe, IA6043192,1612,480
      Blairsburg, IA1283212,1752,496
      Williams, IA4683472,3472,694

      Cities with similar population

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      Summerville, PA4684552,2172,672
      Allenport borough, PA4683921,9082,300
      Buffalo Gap, TX4685423,1203,662
      Casnovia, MI4686022,2162,818
      Almond, NY4685522,2692,821
      Williams, IA4683472,3472,694
      Source: The Williams, IA 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.