Annual Crime In Wendell (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWendell/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,467 (estimate)2,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWendell/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a265.1246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)325 (estimate)378381
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,142 (estimate)2,4942,200

Key findings

  • Wendell crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wendell are 15% lower than the national average
  • In Wendell you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wendell is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wendell has increased by 26%

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      Daily Crime In Wendell (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Wendell (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wendell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wendell is 1 in 309
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wendell is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wendell is 1 in 41

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

      Wendell police department

      ItemWendellNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.83.3
      There are a total of 17 Wendell police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.6% less than the North Carolina average and 14.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in North Carolina

      StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      North Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolesville, NC5,5831801,1851,364
      Lake Royale, NC3,4141801,1881,368
      Spring Hope, NC1,4411811,1941,375
      Kenly, NC1,7441861,2261,411
      Wilson's Mills, NC2,4332021,3351,538
      Wake Forest, NC36,4721111,4731,584
      Archer Lodge, NC4,6142551,6821,937
      Wendell, NC6,2983252,1422,467

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garnet, CA6,2975813,0963,677
      Enola, PA6,2993041,4801,784
      Waimanalo, HI6,2962202,5312,750
      Clover Creek, WA6,2932702,5522,823
      Collinsville, OK6,2931271,3671,493
      Wendell, NC6,2983252,1422,467
      Source: The Wendell, NC 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.