Reported Annual Crime In Elkhorn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkhorn/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime134n/a (estimate)1,3592,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkhorn/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape1n/a10.134.240.4
Robbery1n/a10.181.4102.8
Assault5n/a50.7186.3248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)71306386
Burglary14n/a142.0336.1468.9
Theft108n/a1,095.41,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a50.7172.3236.9
Property crime127n/a (estimate)1,2881,9332,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Elkhorn, WI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Elkhorn, WI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Elkhorn, WI is 39% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Wisconsin, and when compared with the national average, is 52% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Elkhorn, WI has 77% lower than violent crime rate than Wisconsin average, while remaining 82% lower than the national average. In property crime, Elkhorn, WI is 33% lower than the average of Wisconsin and is 47% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walworth, WI2,8250176176
Lauderdale Lakes, WI1,10043271314
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI1,41143271314
Powers Lake, WI1,09276480556
Potter Lake, WI1,10984530614
Eagle, WI1,86491572663
Delavan Lake, WI2,66594596690
Elkhorn, WI10,020711,2881,359

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elkhorn is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.72 daily crimes that occur in Elkhorn.
  • Elkhorn is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elkhorn you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elkhorn has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Elkhorn (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Elkhorn, WI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Wisconsin and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Elkhorn, WI are 1.65 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.09 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Elkhorn, WI are 4.31 times less than than Wisconsin and 5.44 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Elkhorn, WI are 1.50 times less than than Wisconsin and 1.90 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Elkhorn (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Elkhorn, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Elkhorn, WI being safer than 60% of cities in Wisconsin and 77% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Elkhorn, WI. In conclusion, Elkhorn, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkhorn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkhorn is 1 in 1409
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkhorn is 1 in 78
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkhorn is 1 in 74
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Elkhorn, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elkhorn, WI you have a 1 in 1409 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 78 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elkhorn, WI.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Elkhorn, WI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Elkhorn, WI has decreased by 41%, the amount of property crime in Elkhorn, WI has decreased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Elkhorn, WI has decreased by 21% year to year.

Elkhorn police department

ItemElkhornWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)189,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
There are a total of 18 Elkhorn police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.7% less than the Wisconsin average and 45.7% 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.

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Elkhorn, WI10,020711,2881,359
Source: The Elkhorn, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.