Reported Annual Crime In Amherst

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,003 (estimate)2,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.838.6
Robberyn/an/an/a90.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)135 (estimate)306373
Burglaryn/an/an/a338.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a190.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)869 (estimate)1,9742,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amherst is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.75 daily crimes that occur in Amherst.
  • Amherst is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amherst you have a 1 in 100 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amherst has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Amherst (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amherst

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amherst is 1 in 743
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amherst is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amherst is 1 in 100

Year Over Year Crime In Amherst (per 100,000 people)

Amherst police department

ItemAmherstWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chain O' Lakes, WI1,01143277320
King, WI1,62692591683
Whiting, WI1,653120774894
Iola, WI1,3361378841,021
Plover, WI12,195321,6161,648
Amherst, WI1,1801358691,003

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Renovo, PA1,1801771,0181,195
El Rancho, NM1,1801679391,106
Indian Hills, CO1,18180657737
Branchville, SC1,1793022,8233,125
McIntosh, NM1,1812941,6591,954
Amherst, WI1,1801358691,003
Source: The Amherst, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.