Reported Annual Crime In Waunakee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaunakee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)6162,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaunakee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape0n/a0.030.838.6
Robbery0n/a0.090.7101.9
Assault3n/a22.5180.1237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)23306373
Burglary14n/a105.2338.8491.4
Theft60n/a450.91,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a37.6190.3220.2
Property crime79n/a (estimate)5941,9742,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Waunakee, WI. The total number of reported crimes in Waunakee, 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 Waunakee, WI crime rate is 73% lower than the Wisconsin average and is 78% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Waunakee, WI has a violent crime rate that is 93% lower than the Wisconsin average and 94% lower than the national average. For property crime, Waunakee, WI is 70% lower than the Wisconsin average and 76% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waunakee is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.69 daily crimes that occur in Waunakee.
  • Waunakee is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waunakee you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waunakee has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Waunakee (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Waunakee, WI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national level. In Waunakee, WI the total number of daily crimes is 3.70 times less than the Wisconsin average and 4.64 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Waunakee, WI is 13.56 times less than the Wisconsin average and 16.53 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Waunakee, WI has a daily crime rate that is 3.33 times less than the Wisconsin average and 4.19 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Waunakee (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Waunakee, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Waunakee, WI has been ranked safer than 88% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, Waunakee, WI is safer than 92% 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 Waunakee, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Waunakee, WI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waunakee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waunakee is 1 in 4436
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waunakee is 1 in 169
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waunakee is 1 in 163
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Waunakee, WI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Waunakee, WI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4436. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 169 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Waunakee, WI is 1 in 163.

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

A good indicator of whether Waunakee, 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 Waunakee, WI has decreased by 75%, while the property crime rate in Waunakee, WI has decreased by 16% year over year. The number of total crimes in Waunakee, WI has decreased by 23% year over year.

Waunakee police department

ItemWaunakeeWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)209,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.43.3
There are a total of 20 Waunakee police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% less than the Wisconsin average and 50.3% 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
Dane, WI1,154000
Cross Plains, WI3,75551482532
Lake Wisconsin, WI4,36983534617
Windsor, WI3,902105679785
Cottage Grove, WI6,53374742816
Waunakee, WI12,61323594616

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Mount Sinai, NY12,620187787974
Markham, IL12,6255252,7173,241
Bainbridge, GA12,6004264,2574,683
Waunakee, WI12,61323594616
Source: The Waunakee, 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.