Reported Annual Crime In Wendell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWendell/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)1,9633,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWendell/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape2n/a31.428.140.4
Robbery2n/a31.492.0102.8
Assault12n/a188.4245.5248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)251372386
Burglary28n/a439.7710.4468.9
Theft76n/a1,193.51,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a78.5150.8236.9
Property crime109n/a (estimate)1,7122,7382,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wendell, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 37% lower than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 31% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wendell, NC shows a crime rate that is 32% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 35% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wendell, NC is shown to be 37% lower than the North Carolina average and 30% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kenly, NC1,7441811,3311,511
Spring Hope, NC1,4411821,3391,521
Middlesex, NC9991861,3661,552
Wilson's Mills, NC2,4331991,4621,661
Rolesville, NC5,583861,7381,824
Lake Royale, NC3,4141121,7601,873
Clayton, NC18,5531401,9032,043
Wendell, NC6,2982511,7121,963

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wendell is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.38 daily crimes that occur in Wendell.
  • Wendell is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wendell you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wendell has increased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Wendell (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wendell, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wendell, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 1.58 times less than the state average and 1.45 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wendell, NC on a daily bases are 1.48 times less than than North Carolina average and 1.54 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wendell, NC are 1.60 times less than the daily state average and 1.43 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wendell (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Wendell, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Wendell, NC has been ranked safer than 71% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Wendell, NC is safer than 48% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Wendell, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Wendell, NC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wendell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wendell is 1 in 399
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wendell is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wendell is 1 in 51
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wendell, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Wendell, NC, then there is a 1 in 399 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 59. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 51 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wendell, NC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wendell, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wendell, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 96% in Wendell, NC, while property crimes in Wendell, NC have increased by 36%. Crimes in total for Wendell, NC have increased by 41% year over year.

Wendell police department

ItemWendellNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.83.3
There are a total of 17 Wendell police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.6% less than the North Carolina average and 14.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

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Clover Creek, WA6,2932613,0213,282
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Wendell, NC6,2982511,7121,963
Source: The Wendell, NC 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.