Reported Annual Crime In Wellington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellington/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime300n/a (estimate)3,8033,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellington/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape2n/a25.455.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.062.4101.9
Assault21n/a266.2267.6237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)292390373
Burglary64n/a811.4527.6491.4
Theft199n/a2,522.81,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a177.5238.9220.2
Property crime277n/a (estimate)3,5122,7202,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Wellington, KS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Wellington, KS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Wellington, KS is 22% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Kansas, and when compared with the national average, is 33% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Wellington, KS has 25% lower than violent crime rate than Kansas average, while remaining 22% lower than the national average. In property crime, Wellington, KS is 29% higher than the average of Kansas and is 41% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wellington is 33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.42 daily crimes that occur in Wellington.
  • Wellington is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wellington you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wellington has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Wellington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wellington, KS per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kansas and on a national level. In Wellington, KS the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the Kansas average and 1.33 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wellington, KS is 1.34 times less than the Kansas average and 1.28 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wellington, KS has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Kansas average and 1.41 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wellington (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Wellington, KS in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Wellington, KS to other cities in the state and across the country, Wellington, KS is 22% safer than other cities of Kansas and 30% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kansas cities and all around the United States, Wellington, KS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Wellington, KS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellington is 1 in 343
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellington is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellington is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Wellington, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wellington, KS you have a 1 in 343 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wellington, KS.

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

Determining whether Wellington, KS is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Wellington, KS has decreased by 20% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Wellington, KS has decreased by 9% in the same time frame.

Wellington police department

ItemWellingtonKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)205,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oxford, KS1,1781591,1081,267
Conway Springs, KS1,5391841,2851,469
Belle Plaine, KS1,6801871,3051,492
Mulvane, KS6,000792,4982,577
Viola, KS1664803,3513,831
Wellington, KS8,0282923,5123,803

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Murrells Inlet, SC8,0272101,3701,579
Liberty Lake, WA8,027341,5491,582
Fountain Inn, SC8,0313151,8902,205
Lantana, TX8,0251459931,138
Caribou, ME8,025511,8851,936
Wellington, KS8,0282923,5123,803
Source: The Wellington, KS 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.