Williston, ND Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
928
Total Crimes
3,203.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
29.36%
Above National Average
44 out of 47
In North Dakota
8,050 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Williston, ND?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Williston is 3,203.8 per 100,000 people. That's 29.36% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 41.66% higher than the North Dakota total crime rate of 2,261.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Williston SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

How Does Williston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Williston
/ 100k People
North Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 928 3,203.8 2,261.6 2,476.7
Murder 6 20.7 3.1 5.0
Robbery 5 17.3 23.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 97 334.9 200.6 250.2
Violent Crime 133 459.2 284.6 366.7
Burglary 82 283.1 342.2 340.5
Larceny 630 2,175.0 1,399.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 83 286.5 235.2 219.9
Property Crime 795 2,744.6 1,977.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Williston

133.0
Violent Crimes
459.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
25.21%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 217.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Williston each year. That compares to a 1 in 351.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Williston is 459.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 25.21% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 61.32% higher than the North Dakota violent crime rate of 284.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Williston

795.0
Property Crimes
2,744.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
30.08%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Williston each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Williston is 2,744.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 30.08% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 38.83% higher than the North Dakota property crime rate of 1,977.0 per 100,000 people.

Williston Crime Compared To North Dakota Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in North Dakota.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Williston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sidney, MT 6,376 106 1,662.5 1,192.0 470.5
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