Wellsboro, PA
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Wellsboro, PA crime analytics

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Wellsboro is safer than 79% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Pennsylvania, only on the order of 24% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Wellsboro. If you live in Wellsboro, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 127. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wellsboro'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 Wellsboro is one in 823.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wellsboro 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 Wellsboro than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 150.

Wellsboro Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Wellsboro Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Wellsboro 1.22
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 823

in Wellsboro

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 3,290
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.61 0.00 0.61
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)

Wellsboro 6.69
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 150

in Wellsboro

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Wellsboro Property CRIMES
Population: 3,290
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 19 0
Rate per 1,000 0.91 5.78 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

Wellsboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Wellsboro 5
Pennsylvania 51

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