Reported Annual Crime In Wellston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellston/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)3,1262,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellston/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a18.24.34.9
Rape5n/a90.944.338.6
Robbery5n/a90.9108.1101.9
Assault2n/a36.3135.1237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)236292373
Burglary37n/a672.4596.7491.4
Theft115n/a2,089.81,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a127.2148.4220.2
Property crime159n/a (estimate)2,8892,5882,487
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 9% higher than in comparison to the Ohio mean and are 9% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wellston, OH has a rate that is 19% lower than the Ohio average; compared to the United States, it is 37% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wellston, OH is 12% higher than its state's mean, and 16% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wellston is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.56 daily crimes that occur in Wellston.
  • Wellston is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wellston you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wellston has decreased by 20%.

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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 1.09 times more than the Ohio average and 1.09 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wellston, OH is 1.24 times less than the Ohio average and 1.58 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wellston, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Ohio average and 1.16 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 27% safer than other cities of Ohio and 39% 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 424
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellston is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellston is 1 in 32
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 424 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 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 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 228% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 25% year over year. Total crimes for Wellston, OH has decreased by 20% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McArthur, OH1,883591,5451,604
Jackson, OH6,3431922,9573,149
Zaleski, OH4033873,4293,815
Richmond Dale, OH3874003,5423,942
Wilkesville, OH1214213,7334,155
Wellston, OH5,5902362,8893,126

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Saranap, CA5,591139851990
Newmarket, NH5,5891821,5981,780
Paola, KS5,5892152,3092,524
Hawkinsville, GA5,5884133,3023,715
Lake Montezuma, AZ5,5944093,0263,434
Wellston, OH5,5902362,8893,126
Source: The Wellston, OH 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.