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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 73%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBennington/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)5872,3652,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape0n/a0.063.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.039.286.2
Assault0n/a0.0179.4246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0285381
Burglary1n/a65.3271.9376.0
Theft7n/a456.91,555.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a65.3252.6228.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)5872,0802,200

Key findings

  • Bennington crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bennington are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Bennington you have a 1 in 171 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bennington is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bennington has decreased by 41%

Bennington crime map

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The Bennington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bennington as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bennington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bennington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bennington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bennington is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bennington is 1 in 171
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bennington is 1 in 171

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

      Bennington police department

      ItemBenningtonNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)22,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.13.3
      There are a total of 2 Bennington police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.7% less than the Nebraska average and 58.7% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Nebraska

      StateTotal offendersNebraska /100KNational /100K
      Nebraska6,070345266
      There are a total of 6,070 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 345 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 30% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arlington, NE1,32298718816
      Yutan, NE1,069108792900
      Waterloo, NE1,030112814926
      Missouri Valley, IA2,689126850976
      Carter Lake, IA3,7651369191,055
      Valley, NE1,852861,4571,542
      La Vista, NE17,064931,5721,665
      Bennington, NE1,6080587587

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brass Castle, NJ1,60879533612
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072121,1281,340
      Coal Run Village, KY1,609671,5311,598
      Point of Rocks, MD1,607144626771
      Depoe Bay, OR1,610979811,078
      Bennington, NE1,6080587587
      Source: The Bennington, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.