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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleWilliston/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime109n/a (estimate)4,0182,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape2n/a73.739.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault12n/a442.3258.3250.2
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)516378379
Burglary22n/a810.9295.2340.5
Theft62n/a2,285.31,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft11n/a405.5181.8219.9
Property crime95n/a (estimate)3,5022,1462,110

Key findings

  • Williston crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Williston are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Williston you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Williston is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Williston has decreased by 16%

Williston crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Williston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Williston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Williston is 1 in 194
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Williston is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Williston is 1 in 25

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

      Williston police department

      ItemWillistonFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1931,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.94.23.3
      There are a total of 19 Williston police officers. This results in 6.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.5% greater than the Florida average and 111.5% greater than the National average.

      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
      Archer, FL1,3971761,0021,178
      Williston Highlands, FL2,1811781,0111,189
      East Bronson, FL2,3212181,2371,455
      McIntosh, FL3733972,2562,654
      Micanopy, FL6364542,5753,029
      Raleigh, FL2855353,0383,573
      Bronson, FL8575643,2013,764
      Williston, FL2,7405163,5024,018

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stigler, OK2,7401841,8762,060
      Spiro, OK2,7402767831,059
      El Cerro, NM2,7402921,0911,382
      Springdale, SC2,7404003,4873,887
      Lisbon, OH2,7411561,0961,252
      Williston, FL2,7405163,5024,018
      Source: The Williston, 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.