Reported Annual Crime In Oak Creek

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Creek/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime928n/a (estimate)2,6262,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Creek/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape4n/a11.334.240.4
Robbery7n/a19.881.4102.8
Assault20n/a56.6186.3248.5
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)88306386
Burglary91n/a257.5336.1468.9
Theft772n/a2,184.71,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft34n/a96.2172.3236.9
Property crime897n/a (estimate)2,5381,9332,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Oak Creek, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Oak Creek, WI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Oak Creek, WI crime rates are 17% higher than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 7% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Oak Creek, WI has a rate that is 71% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 77% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Oak Creek, WI is 31% higher than its state's mean, and 4% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wind Point, WI1,63443271314
Sturtevant, WI6,98129647675
Eagle Lake, WI1,229103652755
Muskego, WI24,38720748768
North Bay, WI253124781905
Wind Lake, WI5,347127799926
New Berlin, WI39,712301,0531,083
Oak Creek, WI34,823882,5382,626

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Creek is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.19 daily crimes that occur in Oak Creek.
  • Oak Creek is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Creek you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Creek has increased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Oak Creek (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Oak Creek, 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 Oak Creek, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 1.17 times more than the state average and 1.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Oak Creek, WI on a daily bases are 3.49 times less than than Wisconsin average and 4.40 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Oak Creek, WI are 1.31 times more than the daily state average and 1.04 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Oak Creek (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Oak Creek, WI compared to every other city in Wisconsin as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Oak Creek, WI ranks safer than 22% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 47% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Wisconsin and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Oak Creek, WI. As a result, Oak Creek, WI is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Creek

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Creek is 1 in 1140
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Creek is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Creek is 1 in 39
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Oak Creek, WI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Oak Creek, WI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1140. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Oak Creek, WI is 1 in 39.

Year Over Year Crime In Oak Creek (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Oak Creek, 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 Oak Creek, WI has decreased by 67%, the amount of property crime in Oak Creek, WI has increased by 47%, and the total amount of crime in Oak Creek, WI has increased by 32% year to year.

Oak Creek police department

ItemOak CreekWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)789,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
There are a total of 78 Oak Creek police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6% less than the Wisconsin average and 31.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Richmond West, FL34,8254422,7633,205
Boardman, OH34,8353352,8803,215
Pleasant Grove, UT34,85831646677
Kearns, UT34,8653374,0894,425
Milton, GA34,87426877903
Oak Creek, WI34,823882,5382,626
Source: The Oak Creek, 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.