Wilmington, MA
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Wilmington, MA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Wilmington is safer than 73% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 39% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Wilmington. If you live in Wilmington, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 106. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest 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