Reported Annual Crime In Wells

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWells/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,476 (estimate)1,8562,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWells/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.540.4
Robberyn/an/an/a17.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a110.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)211 (estimate)158386
Burglaryn/an/an/a336.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,315.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a45.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,265 (estimate)1,6972,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dorset, VT26964686749
West Rutland, VT1,99869742811
Castleton, VT1,23875809884
Poultney, VT1,67377832910
Granville, NY2,5442239181,141
Whitehall, NY2,7912309451,175
Fair Haven, VT2,347381,4151,454
Wells, VT3222112,2652,476

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wells is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.78 daily crimes that occur in Wells.
  • Wells is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wells you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wells has increased by 22%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wells

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wells is 1 in 475
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wells is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wells is 1 in 41

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

Wells police department

ItemWellsVermontNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a632556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ridgeway, IA3223412,4432,783
Steward, IL3225682,6713,239
Hortonville, NY3225422,2282,770
Dix, NE3224323,3593,791
Anderson, AL3226713,7214,392
Wells, VT3222112,2652,476
Source: The Wells, VT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.