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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 25%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWellington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,314 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)573 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,741 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Wellington crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wellington are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Wellington you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wellington is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wellington has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Wellington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellington is 1 in 175
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellington is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellington is 1 in 31

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

      Wellington police department

      ItemWellingtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rankin, IL457000
      Milford, IL1,2462089971,205
      Rossville, IL1,6942131,0201,233
      Cissna Park, IL8265472,6193,167
      Hoopeston, IL5,2454143,0523,466
      Earl Park, IN4115242,9893,512
      Woodland, IL3956323,0243,656
      Wellington, IL2835732,7413,314

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Midway, OH2833732,9033,276
      Rienzi, MS2832983,0553,353
      Mayview, MO2838014,2225,023
      Dorrington, CA2831819621,142
      Gasconade, MO2837814,1164,896
      Wellington, IL2835732,7413,314
      Source: The Wellington, IL 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.