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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 289
Burglary 62
Aggravated assault 25
Motor vehicle theft 18
Robbery 9

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.

City Arrests
Brattleboro 42.47
Montpelier 31.95
South Burlington 31.17
Winooski 29.40
Bennington 26.60

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.

City Arrests
Bristol 3.29
Chester 6.19
Shelburne 7.35
Randolph 7.94
Richmond 8.47

Violent Crimes

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 Crimes

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.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2235 in Stowe.

Names with the most arrests in Bennington

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on 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%.