Bennington, VT Arrest Records
Bennington, VT is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.42 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 25th safest city in Vermont among the 31 cities.
Bennington, VT property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 24.17 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 289 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 9.47% compared to 2015.
Bennington Crime Rate
Total arrests in Bennington 2016 increased by 8.56% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 39 to 37 while non-violent crime increased by 10.15% from 335 to 369.
5 Crimes In Bennington, VT in 2016 with the Most Arrests
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Other Cities in Vermont with the Most Arrests
Among the 31 cities in state the most dangerous is St. Albans with 39 violent crimes that’s 11.61% of total of 336. St. Albans has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 21 and higher than national average of 33.
Safest Cities in Vermont
Are you planning a move to Vermont? Here are the safest cities in Vermont with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Bennington is 1 out of 672 down by 0.12% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Middlebury and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Bristol.
Violent crime rate in Bennington decreased by 5.13% from 2015 and increased by 68.18% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 22 to 37. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bennington was 48.35% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.242%.
Property crime rate in Bennington increased by 10.15% from 2015 and decreased by 23.13% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 480 to 369. In 2016 property crime rate in Bennington was 14.96% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.417%.
How Bennington stands up against other cities
Bennington vs. Stowe
You’ll be in more risk in Bennington compared to Stowe that had 30.25% lower crime rate compared to Bennington according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.6377 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4470 in Stowe city.
Larceny rates of 18.9322 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 15.6460 in Stowe.
Names with the most arrests in Bennington
Crime rate by age group, gender, and race
According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.
DID you know?
- The overall crime rate in Bennington is 0.2% lower than the national average.
- For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.29 daily crimes that occur in Bennington.
- Bennington is more violent than Stowe.
- In Bennington you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- Year over year crimes in Bennington have increased by 8.56%.