Wharton has a population of 6,610. During the past three years, Wharton saw 251 arrests. For 2017, the Wharton's arrest rate totaled 92.28 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 70.85% makes Wharton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 4 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wharton also totaled 57 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Boonton and Butler, Wharton is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wharton had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wharton averaged 4 violent crimes and 57 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wharton experienced 65 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 7 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 21, and the aggravated assault total was 36.