Bennington, VT Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
446
Total Crimes
2,993.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.54%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Bennington, VT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bennington is 2,993.3 per 100,000 people. That's 16.54% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 105.72% higher than the Vermont total crime rate of 1,455.1 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.

Bennington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
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 446 2,993.3 1,455.1 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.6 5.0
Robbery 4 26.8 11.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 22 147.7 113.4 246.8
Violent Crime 31 208.1 172.0 368.9
Burglary 51 342.3 234.2 376.0
Larceny 351 2,355.7 1,008.5 1,594.6
Car Theft 13 87.2 40.4 228.9
Property Crime 415 2,785.2 1,283.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Bennington

31
Violent Crimes
208.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-43.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 480.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bennington each year. That compares to a 1 in 581.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bennington is 208.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.60% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 20.99% higher than the Vermont violent crime rate of 172.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bennington

415
Property Crimes
2,785.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
26.63%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bennington each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bennington is 2,785.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 26.63% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 117.07% higher than the Vermont property crime rate of 1,283.1 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 98,322 3,970 4,037.8 3,200.7 837.0
Saratoga Springs, NY 28,237 531 1,880.5 1,657.4 223.1
Cohoes, NY 16,979 241 1,419.4 1,148.5 270.9
North Adams, MA 12,858 521 4,052.0 3,274.2 777.7
Williamstown, MA 7,845 84 1,070.7 1,007.0 63.7
Mechanicville, NY 5,118 52 1,016.0 801.1 214.9
Wilmington, VT 1,796 13 723.8 612.5 111.4
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