Reported Annual Crime In Wauwatosa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauwatosa/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,586 (estimate)2,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauwatosa/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.838.6
Robberyn/an/an/a90.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)213 (estimate)306373
Burglaryn/an/an/a338.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a190.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,373 (estimate)1,9742,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wauwatosa is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.34 daily crimes that occur in Wauwatosa.
  • Wauwatosa is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wauwatosa you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wauwatosa has decreased by 53%.

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Daily Crime In Wauwatosa (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wauwatosa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wauwatosa is 1 in 470
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wauwatosa is 1 in 73
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wauwatosa is 1 in 64

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

Wauwatosa police department

ItemWauwatosaWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1129,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
There are a total of 112 Wauwatosa police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.3% greater than the Wisconsin average and 26.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bayside, WI4,4790362362
Merton, WI3,46358376434
Muskego, WI24,38732461493
River Hills, WI1,5010622622
Mequon, WI23,30076593669
Wauwatosa, WI46,8382131,3731,586

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stillwater, OK46,8512993,3143,613
Lawrence, IN46,7964272,8573,284
Collierville, TN46,7801011,6631,764
Binghamton, NY46,7716734,5435,216
Wesley Chapel, FL46,9354782,9103,388
Wauwatosa, WI46,8382131,3731,586
Source: The Wauwatosa, 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.