Wendell, NC
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Wendell, NC crime analytics


Wendell has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wendell is 1 in 71. How does Wendell fare compared to other communities in North Carolina of all population sizes? Wendell's crime rate is lower than approximately 74% of North Carolina communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Wendell has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Wendell is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Wendell 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 Wendell.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wendell's violent crime rate is 1 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 Wendell is one in 786.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Wendell; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Wendell Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Wendell Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

80

88

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.27

12.73

14.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wendell 1.27
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 786

in Wendell

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Wendell VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,285
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.32 0.95
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
Wendell 12.73
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 79

in Wendell

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Wendell Property CRIMES
Population: 6,285
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27 51 2
Rate per 1,000 4.30 8.11 0.32
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

Wendell Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wendell 17
North Carolina 27