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Crime rate in Wellington, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Wellington, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Wellington, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Wellington, FL is 93 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 35.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Wellington crime rate fell by 27% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Wellington has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Wellington, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Wellington:

93.3
Royal Palm Beach:

137.0
Greenacres:

212.9
Palm Springs:

314.4
Atlantis:

196.7
Lake Clarke Shores:

109.3
West Palm Beach:

481.8
Lake Worth:

456.9
Lantana:

459.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Wellington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
2
(3.1)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
24
(47.0)
21
(38.5)
9
(15.6)
11
(19.6)
11
(19.4)
8
(14.2)
16
(27.9)
10
(17.3)
17
(28.7)
13
(21.3)
17
(27.1)
17
(26.7)
11
(16.9)
10
(15.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
18
(35.2)
34
(62.4)
36
(62.4)
49
(87.4)
41
(72.5)
17
(30.1)
27
(47.1)
28
(48.3)
27
(45.5)
28
(45.8)
14
(22.3)
19
(29.8)
25
(38.4)
17
(25.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
104
(203.5)
108
(198.2)
112
(194.1)
131
(233.6)
82
(144.9)
96
(169.8)
100
(174.6)
106
(182.9)
82
(138.3)
60
(98.2)
76
(121.2)
74
(116.1)
78
(119.7)
54
(81.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
326
(637.9)
280
(513.9)
316
(547.5)
347
(618.7)
399
(705.1)
301
(532.4)
268
(467.9)
234
(403.8)
260
(438.5)
216
(353.7)
116
(185.0)
134
(210.1)
79
(121.2)
44
(66.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,019
(1,994)
1,287
(2,362)
1,403
(2,431)
1,325
(2,363)
1,412
(2,495)
1,191
(2,107)
1,050
(1,833)
1,104
(1,905)
900
(1,518)
908
(1,487)
976
(1,557)
793
(1,244)
885
(1,358)
709
(1,073)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(248.5)
152
(279.0)
145
(251.2)
94
(167.6)
90
(159.0)
98
(173.4)
71
(124.0)
107
(184.7)
99
(167.0)
86
(140.8)
74
(118.0)
93
(145.8)
112
(171.9)
79
(119.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(15.7)
3
(5.5)
8
(13.9)
8
(14.3)
4
(7.1)
5
(8.8)
1
(1.7)
4
(6.9)
1
(1.7)
5
(8.2)
3
(4.8)
3
(4.7)
6
(9.2)
1
(1.5)
City-Data.com crime index241.0242.0229.1239.8228.2203.9187.4184.1169.0149.2140.5135.9128.693.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Wellington, Florida as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wellington is 7,039 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Wellington:

68.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Wellington:

99.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Wellington:

105.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Wellington:

102.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Wellington:

96.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Wellington:

120.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Wellington:

132.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Wellington:

138.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Wellington:

128.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Wellington:

128.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Wellington:

180.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Wellington:

147.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Wellington:

168.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Wellington:

174.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Wellington:

164.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Wellington:

126.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Wellington:

169.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Wellington:

84.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Wellington:

117.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Wellington:

126.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Wellington:

132.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Wellington:

166.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Wellington:

188.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Wellington:

203.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Wellington:

203.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Wellington:

237.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Wellington:

289.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Wellington:

267.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Wellington:

268.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Wellington:

262.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Wellington:

264.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Wellington:

285.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Wellington:

273.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Wellington:

354.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 63 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 58 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 53 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 53 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.47
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Wellington, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33449.