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Wakulla County, Florida Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Wakulla County, Florida. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Wakulla County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Wakulla County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 3,468 total crimes reported in Wakulla County, Florida (502 of them violent). Of the 694 crimes that occur a year in Wakulla County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Wakulla County, Florida every 12 hours. This includes 4 murders, 59 rapes, and more than two thousand thefts (including 194 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Wakulla County, Florida (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Wakulla County, Florida for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Wakulla County increased by 13 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 13 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 5 years in Wakulla County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly eight hundred for Wakulla County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Wakulla County, Florida (2004-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

Wakulla County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Wakulla County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.