Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and all other cities across the US, is Wendell safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Wendell is safer than 84% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Wendell is safer than 65% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Wendell. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Wendell is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.