Reported Annual Crime In Eau Claire

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEau Claire/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,842n/a (estimate)2,7072,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEau Claire/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape19n/a27.930.838.6
Robbery17n/a25.090.7101.9
Assault79n/a116.1180.1237.8
Violent crime115n/a (estimate)169306373
Burglary241n/a354.2338.8491.4
Theft1,418n/a2,083.91,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft68n/a99.9190.3220.2
Property crime1,727n/a (estimate)2,5381,9742,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Eau Claire, WI. The total number of reported crimes in Eau Claire, WI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Eau Claire, WI crime rate is 19% higher than the Wisconsin average and is 5% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Eau Claire, WI has a violent crime rate that is 45% lower than the Wisconsin average and 55% lower than the national average. For property crime, Eau Claire, WI is 29% higher than the Wisconsin average and 2% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Eau Claire is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.42 daily crimes that occur in Eau Claire.
  • Eau Claire is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Eau Claire you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Eau Claire has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Eau Claire (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Eau Claire, WI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Wisconsin. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Eau Claire, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 1.19 times more than the state average and 1.06 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Eau Claire, WI on a daily bases are 1.81 times less than than Wisconsin average and 2.20 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Eau Claire, WI are 1.29 times more than the daily state average and 1.02 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Eau Claire (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Eau Claire, WI compared to other areas of Wisconsin, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Eau Claire, WI safer than 23% when compared to other Wisconsin cities, and 49% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Wisconsin, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Eau Claire, WI. At this time, Eau Claire, WI sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eau Claire

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eau Claire is 1 in 592
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eau Claire is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Eau Claire is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Eau Claire, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Eau Claire, WI you have a 1 in 592 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eau Claire, WI.

Year Over Year Crime In Eau Claire (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Eau Claire, WI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Eau Claire, WI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 4% in Eau Claire, WI, while property crimes in Eau Claire, WI have not changed. Crimes in total for Eau Claire, WI have not changed year over year.

Eau Claire police department

ItemEau ClaireWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1379,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 137 Eau Claire police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.1% less than the Wisconsin average and 37.2% less than the National average.

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
Elk Mound, WI981114343458
Fall Creek, WI1,316154307461
Altoona, WI6,94069605674
Lake Wissota, WI3,017130837966
Colfax, WI1,1351459361,081
Eau Claire, WI67,0361692,5382,707

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Kenner, LA66,9265353,3213,855
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St. Charles, MO66,9001812,5012,681
Jackson, TN67,1901,0744,4925,566
Flagstaff, AZ67,4193743,8204,195
Eau Claire, WI67,0361692,5382,707
Source: The Eau Claire, 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.