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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 13%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)2,815 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)604 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,211 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Wellington crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wellington are 56% higher than the national average
  • In Wellington you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wellington is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wellington has decreased by 12%

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)

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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 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellington is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellington is 1 in 36

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rankin, IL457000
      Milford, IL1,2462208041,024
      Rossville, IL1,694821,1451,226
      Cissna Park, IL8265772,1122,690
      Earl Park, IN4114912,4452,936
      Woodland, IL3956662,4393,105
      Ambia, IN2485482,7283,276
      Wellington, IL2836042,2112,815

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dorrington, CA2831798641,043
      Mesa, CA2833421,6531,994
      Hillrose, CO2836554,3915,047
      Bennington, ID2833061,4011,707
      Burns, KS2836303,2573,887
      Wellington, IL2836042,2112,815
      Source: The Wellington, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.