Reported Annual Crime In Wellington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellington/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,274n/a (estimate)2,0323,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellington/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.65.14.9
Rape17n/a27.137.338.6
Robbery14n/a22.3104.3101.9
Assault76n/a121.2315.2237.8
Violent crime108n/a (estimate)172462373
Burglary116n/a185.0539.0491.4
Theft976n/a1,556.72,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft74n/a118.0200.6220.2
Property crime1,166n/a (estimate)1,8602,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wellington, FL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Wellington, FL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Wellington, FL averages 38% lower than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 29% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wellington, FL is 63% lower than the average rate of crime in Florida and 54% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 34% lower than the remainder of the state of Florida and 25% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wellington, FL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wellington is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.57 daily crimes that occur in Wellington.
  • Wellington is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wellington you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wellington has decreased by 5%.

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Compare Wellington, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wellington (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wellington, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wellington, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.61 times less than the state average and 1.41 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wellington, FL on a daily bases are 2.68 times less than than Florida average and 2.16 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wellington, FL are 1.51 times less than the daily state average and 1.34 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wellington (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wellington, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wellington, FL being safer than 75% of cities in Florida and 56% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Wellington, FL. In conclusion, Wellington, FL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellington is 1 in 581
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellington is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellington is 1 in 50
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Wellington, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wellington, FL you have a 1 in 581 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wellington, FL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Wellington, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Wellington, FL has increased by 3% and the rate of property crime in Wellington, FL has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Wellington, FL has decreased by 5% year to year.

Wellington police department

ItemWellingtonFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6330,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,263124752876
South Palm Beach, FL1,2770985985
Haverhill, FL1,9661681,0211,188
Gulf Stream, FL74701,1951,195
Golf, FL2181871,1361,323
Wellington, FL59,0221721,8602,032

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Great Falls, MT59,0172584,4994,758
Broomfield, CO59,027581,8721,930
Brookline, MA59,0162761,3511,626
Palm Harbor, FL59,0074542,7673,222
Rocklin, CA59,0021051,9692,073
Wellington, FL59,0221721,8602,032
Source: The Wellington, FL 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.