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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellington/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime852n/a (estimate)1,2842,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape14n/a21.139.442.6
Robbery11n/a16.675.581.6
Assault40n/a60.3258.3250.2
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)98378379
Burglary59n/a88.9295.2340.5
Theft669n/a1,008.61,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft59n/a88.9181.8219.9
Property crime787n/a (estimate)1,1862,1462,110

Key findings

  • Wellington crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wellington are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Wellington you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wellington is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wellington has decreased by 7%

Wellington crime map

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The Wellington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wellington 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 Wellington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wellington (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wellington on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wellington (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.97 times less than the state average and 1.94 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Wellington on a daily basis are 3.86 times less than than Florida average and 3.87 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wellington are 1.81 times less than the daily state average and 1.78 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Wellington (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Wellington in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Wellington safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wellington being safer than 82% of cities in Florida and 70% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Wellington. In conclusion, Wellington ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellington is 1 in 1021
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellington is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellington is 1 in 78
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Wellington, Florida you have a 1 in 1021 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 85 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wellington.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Wellington is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Wellington has decreased by 20% and the rate of property crime in Wellington has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Wellington has decreased by 7% year to year.

      Wellington police department

      ItemWellingtonFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6331,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090202202
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342105596701
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401121689810
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58175836912
      Haverhill, FL1,984142807949
      Golf, FL2131538671,020
      Cabana Colony, FL2,5781669441,111
      Wellington, FL61,371981,1861,284

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Utica, NY61,3376253,3193,944
      Brentwood, NY61,4384981,9042,402
      Blaine, MN61,210922,3942,486
      Millcreek, UT61,1911831,6851,868
      Burnsville, MN61,1581682,6442,812
      Wellington, FL61,371981,1861,284
      Source: The Wellington, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.