Reported Annual Crime In Mequon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMequon/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime203n/a (estimate)8422,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMequon/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape0n/a0.034.240.4
Robbery2n/a8.381.4102.8
Assault4n/a16.6186.3248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)25306386
Burglary35n/a145.1336.1468.9
Theft149n/a617.91,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft13n/a53.9172.3236.9
Property crime197n/a (estimate)8171,9332,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Mequon, WI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Mequon, WI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Mequon, WI averages 62% lower than the rest of Wisconsin while the rate of crime on a national scale is 70% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Mequon, WI is 92% lower than the average rate of crime in Wisconsin and 94% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 58% lower than the remainder of the state of Wisconsin and 67% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Mequon, WI area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Merton, WI3,46358368426
Jackson, WI6,77329407436
Bayside, WI4,4790498498
Cedarburg, WI11,48517705722
Lannon, WI1,139103653757
Fox Point, WI6,6950785785
River Hills, WI1,50162747809
Mequon, WI23,30025817842

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mequon is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.31 daily crimes that occur in Mequon.
  • Mequon is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mequon you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mequon has increased by 26%.

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Compare Mequon, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mequon (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mequon, 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 Mequon, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 2.66 times less than the state average and 3.37 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Mequon, WI on a daily bases are 12.29 times less than than Wisconsin average and 15.53 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mequon, WI are 2.37 times less than the daily state average and 3.00 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Mequon (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mequon, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mequon, WI has been ranked safer than 77% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, Mequon, WI is safer than 87% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Wisconsin and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mequon, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mequon, WI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mequon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mequon is 1 in 4020
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mequon is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mequon is 1 in 119
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mequon, 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 Mequon, WI, you have a 1 in 4020 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 123. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mequon, WI is 1 in 119.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mequon, WI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Mequon, WI has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Mequon, WI has increased by 29% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mequon, WI has increased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Mequon police department

ItemMequonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)449,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.43.3
There are a total of 44 Mequon police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Wisconsin average and 42% 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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Riverbank, CA23,3102252,5202,746
Cottage Lake, WA23,3181271,4671,594
Keene, NH23,2812322,9043,136
Munster, IN23,325442,0602,104
Mequon, WI23,30025817842
Source: The Mequon, 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.