Reported Annual Crime In Wilmington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilmington/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime219n/a (estimate)9272,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilmington/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape5n/a21.230.538.6
Robbery3n/a12.777.8101.9
Assault30n/a126.9280.7237.8
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)161391373
Burglary31n/a131.2322.2491.4
Theft139n/a588.11,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a46.5118.8220.2
Property crime181n/a (estimate)7661,6912,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Wilmington, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Wilmington, MA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Wilmington, MA crime rate is 55% lower than the Massachusetts average and is 68% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Wilmington, MA has a violent crime rate that is 59% lower than the Massachusetts average and 57% lower than the national average. For property crime, Wilmington, MA is 55% lower than the Massachusetts average and 69% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilmington is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.54 daily crimes that occur in Wilmington.
  • Wilmington is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilmington you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilmington has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Wilmington (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Wilmington, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Wilmington, MA the total number of daily crimes is 2.25 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.09 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Wilmington, MA are 2.43 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.32 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Wilmington, MA has a daily crime rate that is 2.21 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.25 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Wilmington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Wilmington, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Wilmington, MA ranks safer than 69% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 70% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Wilmington, MA. As a result, Wilmington, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilmington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilmington is 1 in 622
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilmington is 1 in 131
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilmington is 1 in 108
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wilmington, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wilmington, MA you have a 1 in 622 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 131 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wilmington, MA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Wilmington, MA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Wilmington, MA has increased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Wilmington, MA has decreased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Wilmington, MA has decreased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Wilmington police department

ItemWilmingtonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6211,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.23.3
There are a total of 62 Wilmington police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% greater than the Massachusetts average and 16.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boxford, MA2,2280254254
Topsfield, MA2,98364277341
Lexington, MA32,30657448504
Reading, MA25,17623525549
Belmont, MA25,17331592623
Wilmington, MA22,907161766927

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Westchase, FL22,8971941,1811,375
Lincolnia, VA22,9171121,0691,182
New Castle, PA22,8834153,2663,681
Avon Lake, OH22,8811291,1391,268
Maple Heights, OH22,8804063,5964,002
Wilmington, MA22,907161766927
Source: The Wilmington, MA 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.