Reported Annual Crime In Wellston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellston/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179n/a (estimate)3,2792,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellston/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape2n/a36.648.140.4
Robbery6n/a109.9107.8102.8
Assault10n/a183.2138.7248.5
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)330300386
Burglary40n/a732.7575.9468.9
Theft115n/a2,106.61,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a109.9169.3236.9
Property crime161n/a (estimate)2,9492,5782,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wellston, OH for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wellston, OH is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Wellston, OH crime rates are 14% higher than in comparison to the Ohio mean and are 16% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wellston, OH has a rate that is 10% higher than the Ohio average; compared to the United States, it is 15% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wellston, OH is 14% higher than its state's mean, and 20% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McArthur, OH1,8831211,6301,751
Jackson, OH6,3431612,4312,592
Zaleski, OH4033973,4153,813
Richmond Dale, OH3874113,5283,939
Wilkesville, OH1214333,7194,152
Hamden, OH9364433,8034,245
Vinton, OH2524463,8324,278
Wellston, OH5,5903302,9493,279

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wellston is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.98 daily crimes that occur in Wellston.
  • Wellston is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wellston you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wellston has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Wellston (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wellston, OH per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national level. In Wellston, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times more than the Ohio average and 1.16 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wellston, OH is 1.10 times more than the Ohio average and 1.17 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wellston, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times more than the Ohio average and 1.20 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wellston (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Wellston, OH in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Ohio as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Wellston, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, Wellston, OH is 20% safer than other cities of Ohio and 31% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Ohio cities and all around the United States, Wellston, OH has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Wellston, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellston is 1 in 304
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellston is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellston is 1 in 31
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wellston, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wellston, OH you have a 1 in 304 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 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wellston, OH.

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

Determining whether Wellston, OH 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. Wellston, OH has increased by 40% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Wellston, OH has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Wellston police department

ItemWellstonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1617,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saranap, CA5,591145830975
Newmarket, NH5,589135382516
Paola, KS5,5893273,1043,431
Hawkinsville, GA5,5884353,2833,718
Lebanon, KY5,5941931,7511,944
Wellston, OH5,5903302,9493,279
Source: The Wellston, OH 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.