Bennington, VT Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
341
Total Crimes
2,291.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-2.31%
Below National Average
41 out of 53
In Vermont
6,283 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Bennington, VT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bennington is 2,291.8 per 100,000 people. That's -2.31% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 64.83% higher than the Vermont total crime rate of 1,390.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Bennington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

How Does Bennington Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Bennington
/ 100k People
Vermont
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 341 2,291.8 1,390.4 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 6.5
Robbery 6 40.3 10.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 23 154.6 126.7 279.7
Violent Crime 30 201.6 173.4 387.8
Burglary 50 336.0 154.2 314.2
Larceny 253 1,700.4 1,020.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 53.8 42.4 246.0
Property Crime 311 2,090.2 1,217.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Bennington

30
Violent Crimes
201.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-48.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 496.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bennington each year. That compares to a 1 in 576.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bennington is 201.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -48.01% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 16.27% higher than the Vermont violent crime rate of 173.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bennington

311
Property Crimes
2,090.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
6.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 47.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bennington each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bennington is 2,090.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 6.74% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 71.75% higher than the Vermont property crime rate of 1,217.0 per 100,000 people.

Bennington Crime Compared To Vermont Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Vermont.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Bennington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Albany, NY 96,318 3,519 3,653.5 2,751.3 902.2
Saratoga Springs, NY 28,397 502 1,767.8 1,581.2 186.6
Cohoes, NY 16,717 190 1,136.6 915.2 221.3
North Adams, MA 12,620 393 3,114.1 2,432.6 681.5
Williamstown, MA 7,397 34 459.6 446.1 13.5
Mechanicville, NY 5,018 54 1,076.1 817.1 259.1
Wilmington, VT 1,787 16 895.4 671.5 223.8
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