Bennington, NE Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Bennington and Nebraska

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Bennington experienced 2 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 1 reported followed by rape and murder. Statewide, there were 274.9 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Nebraska, the most common property crime was larceny with 6 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Bennington:

Bennington Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 51st
  • Violent Crimes: 27th (29th per 100k)
  • Rape: 16th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 24th (35th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 43rd (46th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 33rd (40th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 44th (48th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 6,564th
  • Violent Crimes: 631st (3,494th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (761st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 485th (3,306th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,774th (7,401st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 726th (4,817th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,538th (7,085th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 515th (3,197th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Douglas County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (4th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (4th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (4th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 1,669
  • Households: 642
  • Median Income: $61,250
  • Land Area: 0.834 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.009 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

Bennington, NE Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 0 1
Agg. Assault 1 1
Burglary 2 2
Vehicle Thefts 2 0

Violent Crimes in Bennington, NE in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 1

Property Crimes in Bennington, NE in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 2
Larceny 6
Motor Vehicle Theft 0

Vehicle Thefts in Bennington, NE

Year Vehicle Thefts
2009 0
2010 0
2011 1
2012 1
2013 3
2014 2
2015 0

Larceny in Bennington, NE

Year Larceny
2009 4
2010 11
2011 12
2012 9
2013 11
2014 5
2015 6

Nebraska Criminal Statistics:

You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 5275 5212
Rape 1482 1525
Agg. Assault 3316 3283
Property Crimes 47479 42495
Burglary 7950 6422
Larceny 35074 32072
Vehicle Thefts 4455 4001

Vehicle Thefts in the state of Nebraska

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 5038
2007 5201
2008 4188
2009 3481
2010 3614
2011 4103
2012 4147
2013 4463
2014 4455
2015 4001

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