Wellston, OH Arrest Records

Wellston, OH is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.30 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 261st safest city in Ohio among the 339 cities.
Wellston, OH property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 29.49 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 115 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 0.00% compared to 2015.

Wellston Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wellston 2016 increased by 4.07% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 13 to 18 while non-violent crime increased by 1.26% from 159 to 161.

5 Crimes In Wellston, OH in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 115
Burglary 40
Aggravated assault 10
Robbery 6
Motor vehicle theft 6

Other Cities in Ohio with the Most Arrests

Among the 339 cities in state the most dangerous is Cleveland with 6,299 violent crimes that’s 22.19% of total of 28,387. Holland has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 36 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Holland 173.14
Gallipolis 131.59
Chillicothe 84.87
Springfield 74.80
Middletown 72.81

Safest Cities in Ohio

Are you planning a move to Ohio? Here are the safest cities in Ohio with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Wellston is 1 out of 240 up by 0.18% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Olmsted Township and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in South Russell.

City Arrests
Barnesville 3.65
Olmsted Falls 3.73
Hudson 4.27
Rocky River 4.31
Brecksville 4.33

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wellston increased by 38.46% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wellston was 29.74% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.33%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Wellston increased by 1.26% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Wellston was 3.76% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.949%.

How Wellston stands up against other cities

Wellston vs. Canal Fulton

You’ll be in more risk in Wellston compared to Canal Fulton that had 58.33% lower crime rate compared to Wellston according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 1.0991 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Canal Fulton city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.0991 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5465 in Canal Fulton.

Wellston vs. Germantown

You’ll be in more risk in Wellston compared to Germantown that had 74.47% lower crime rate compared to Wellston according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Germantown city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.0991 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1820 in Germantown.

Names with the most arrests in Wellston

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wellston is 0.01% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.98 daily crimes that occur in Wellston.
  • Wellston is more violent than Canal Fulton.
  • In Wellston you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wellston have increased by 4.07%.