Bennington, NE
Crime Rates


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Bennington, NE crime analytics

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Bennington is safer than 88% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Nebraska, only on the order of 31% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Bennington. If you live in Bennington, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 167. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Bennington has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bennington 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 Bennington 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 Bennington.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bennington'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 Bennington is one in 835.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Bennington compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Bennington is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Bennington is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Bennington Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 88% of U.S. Cities

Bennington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bennington 1.20
Nebraska 2.75
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 835

in Bennington

1 in 364

in Nebraska
Population: 1,669
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.60 0.00 0.60
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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)

Bennington 4.79
Nebraska 22.41
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 209

in Bennington

1 in 45

in Nebraska
Bennington Property CRIMES
Population: 1,669
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 6 0
Rate per 1,000 1.20 3.59 0.00
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

Bennington Crimes Per Square Mile

Bennington 12
Nebraska 18