Wilmington, MA
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Wilmington, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Wilmington is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 61% of the communities in Massachusetts, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Wilmington is one in 106 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Wilmington, and we found that the crime rate in Wilmington is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Wilmington is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Wilmington does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Wilmington.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wilmington's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Wilmington is one in 619.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wilmington is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Wilmington than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 129.

Wilmington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Wilmington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

183

221

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.61

7.78

9.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wilmington 1.61
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 619

in Wilmington

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Wilmington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,534
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 30
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.13 1.27

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wilmington 7.78
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Wilmington

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Wilmington Property CRIMES

Population: 23,534
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 141 11
Rate per 1,000 1.32 5.99 0.47

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Wilmington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wilmington 13
Massachusetts 27