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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 70%
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 peopleWellman/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)761 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)98 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)663 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Wellman crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wellman are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Wellman you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wellman is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wellman has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Wellman (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellman

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellman is 1 in 1021
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellman is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellman is 1 in 132

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

      Wellman police department

      ItemWellmanIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      University Heights, IA1,25535237273
      Riverside, IA1,05490612702
      Kalona, IA2,47996647743
      Williamsburg, IA3,144125657782
      North English, IA1,148112760872
      Parnell, IA2062941,9922,286
      Harper, IA963212,1752,497
      Wellman, IA1,36598663761

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monticello, MS1,365899131,002
      Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,3651409411,081
      Warrensburg, IL1,365177353530
      Greenville, ME1,3641261,5111,637
      New Summerfield, TX1,3642201,2691,490
      Wellman, IA1,36598663761
      Source: The Wellman, IA 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.