Reported Annual Crime In Bennington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBennington/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime374n/a (estimate)2,4361,5252,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBennington/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.64.9
Rape4n/a26.121.738.6
Robbery6n/a39.116.1101.9
Assault29n/a188.978.6237.8
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)254118373
Burglary55n/a358.2314.4491.4
Theft264n/a1,719.31,063.81,775.4
Vehicle theft16n/a104.228.4220.2
Property crime335n/a (estimate)2,1821,4072,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bennington, VT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 60% higher than the average of crimes committed in Vermont. It is also 15% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bennington, VT shows a crime rate that is 115% higher than the Vermont average. The crime rate is also 32% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bennington, VT is shown to be 55% higher than the Vermont average and 12% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bennington is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.67 daily crimes that occur in Bennington.
  • Bennington is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bennington you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bennington has decreased by 7%.

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Compare Bennington, VT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bennington (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bennington, VT on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Vermont. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bennington, VT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Vermont state wide, are 1.60 times more than the state average and 1.17 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Bennington, VT on a daily bases are 2.15 times more than than Vermont average and 1.47 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bennington, VT are 1.55 times more than the daily state average and 1.14 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Bennington (higher is better)

How safe is Bennington, VT compared to other cities in Vermont and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bennington, VT is safer than 23% of the cities in Vermont and 44% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Vermont and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Bennington, VT. Overall, Bennington, VT is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bennington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bennington is 1 in 394
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bennington is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bennington is 1 in 42
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bennington, VT? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Bennington, VT, you have a 1 in 394 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 46. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bennington, VT is 1 in 42.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Bennington, VT is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Bennington, VT has increased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Bennington, VT has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Bennington, VT has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Bennington police department

ItemBenningtonVermontNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30632556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 30 Bennington police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.5% less than the Vermont average and 41.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Vermont

StateTotal offendersVermont /100KNational /100K
Vermont1,177184222
There are a total of 1,177 sex offenders in Vermont. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Vermont per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arlington, VT1,31139463502
North Bennington, VT1,68649589638
Old Bennington, VT15055660716
Cambridge, NY1,602188792980
Hoosick Falls, NY3,4592571,0861,343
Bennington, VT8,9332542,1822,436

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gunbarrel, CO8,9331149361,050
Monett, MO8,9351793,1993,378
Hondo, TX8,9292743,9284,202
Bennettsville, SC8,9281,5963,9905,585
Quakertown, PA8,9394851,7952,280
Bennington, VT8,9332542,1822,436
Source: The Bennington, VT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.