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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 33%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWillits/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime93n/a (estimate)1,9082,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape10n/a205.139.242.6
Robbery5n/a102.6137.386.2
Assault6n/a123.1266.5246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)431447381
Burglary15n/a307.7416.2376.0
Theft32n/a656.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft25n/a512.8392.4228.9
Property crime72n/a (estimate)1,4772,3802,200

Key findings

  • Willits crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Willits are 13% higher than the national average
  • In Willits you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Willits is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Willits has decreased by 21%

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

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      Daily Crime In Willits (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Willits for every 100,000 residents. The Willits total amount of daily crime is 1.48 times less than the California average and 1.35 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Willits, is 1.04 times less than the California average, and it is 1.13 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Willits has a daily crime average that is 1.61 times less than the California average and 1.49 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Willits (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Willits safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Willits is safer than 39% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Willits is safer than 30% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Willits. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Willits is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Willits

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Willits is 1 in 233
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Willits is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Willits is 1 in 53
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Willits, California? If you reside in Willits, then there is a 1 in 233 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 68. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Willits.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Willits is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Willits has decreased by 63% and the rate of property crime in Willits has increased by 18%. The total crime rate in Willits has decreased by 21% year to year.

      Willits police department

      ItemWillitsCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.73.63.3
      There are a total of 18 Willits police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.3% greater than the California average and 12.6% greater 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
      Redwood Valley, CA2,1022121,1271,339
      Brooktrails, CA3,7592951,5701,865
      Potter Valley, CA4134412,3482,789
      Willits, CA4,8484311,4771,908

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Columbia, KY4,84741264304
      Sawgrass, FL4,847100593693
      Placitas, NM4,8532238881,111
      Luray, VA4,8421462,8512,996
      Rio Bravo, TX4,842000
      Willits, CA4,8484311,4771,908
      Source: The Willits, CA 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.