Bennington, NE
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Bennington, NE 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Bennington is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 88% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bennington is one in 167. Compared to communities within Nebraska, Bennington‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 69% of the state's cities and towns.

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

88

(100 is safest)


Safer than 88% of U.S. Cities

Bennington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

8

10

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.20

4.79

5.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
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

Bennington VIOLENT CRIMES

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.

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
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

Crime
Bennington 12
Nebraska 18