Wexford amassed 815 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wexford’s arrest rate was 777.98 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wexford is 5.27% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 43 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wexford also experienced 215 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Barry and Bay, Wexford is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Wexford, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 145 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wexford, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Wexford, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wexford has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Wexford experienced 43 violent crimes and 215 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wexford to the national average of 739.02, Wexford is higher by 5.27% than the national average.