Reported Annual Crime In Lake Geneva

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Geneva/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime276n/a (estimate)3,5522,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Geneva/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape2n/a25.730.838.6
Robbery2n/a25.790.7101.9
Assault7n/a90.1180.1237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)142306373
Burglary25n/a321.7338.8491.4
Theft232n/a2,985.51,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a102.9190.3220.2
Property crime265n/a (estimate)3,4101,9742,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Lake Geneva, WI. The total number of reported crimes in Lake Geneva, 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 Lake Geneva, WI crime rate is 56% higher than the Wisconsin average and is 24% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Lake Geneva, WI has a violent crime rate that is 54% lower than the Wisconsin average and 62% lower than the national average. For property crime, Lake Geneva, WI is 73% higher than the Wisconsin average and 37% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Geneva is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.73 daily crimes that occur in Lake Geneva.
  • Lake Geneva is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Geneva you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Geneva has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Geneva (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lake Geneva, 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 Lake Geneva, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 1.56 times more than the state average and 1.24 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lake Geneva, WI on a daily bases are 2.16 times less than than Wisconsin average and 2.63 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lake Geneva, WI are 1.73 times more than the daily state average and 1.37 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lake Geneva (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lake Geneva, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lake Geneva, WI being safer than 17% of cities in Wisconsin and 42% 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 Lake Geneva, WI. In conclusion, Lake Geneva, WI now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Geneva

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Geneva is 1 in 707
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Geneva is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Geneva is 1 in 29
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lake Geneva, WI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lake Geneva, WI, you have a 1 in 707 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 30. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Geneva, WI is 1 in 29.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Geneva (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Lake Geneva, WI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Lake Geneva, WI has increased by 56%, while the property crime rate in Lake Geneva, WI has decreased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lake Geneva, WI has decreased by 5% year over year.

Lake Geneva police department

ItemLake GenevaWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)309,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.92.43.3
There are a total of 30 Lake Geneva police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.1% greater than the Wisconsin average and 19.3% greater 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
McCullom Lake, IL1,00109898
Walworth, WI2,82535247282
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI1,41143277320
Lauderdale Lakes, WI1,10043277320
Spring Grove, IL5,3900438438
Lake Geneva, WI7,6931423,4103,552

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wading River, NY7,6942018481,049
Dayton, NJ7,6901941,2341,428
Orono, MN7,6909704713
McGregor, FL7,6901781,0821,259
Haiku-Pauwela, HI7,6891652,1432,308
Lake Geneva, WI7,6931423,4103,552
Source: The Lake Geneva, 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.