Reported Annual Crime In Wauwatosa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauwatosa/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,933n/a (estimate)4,0462,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauwatosa/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.14.05.3
Rape0n/a0.034.240.4
Robbery65n/a136.181.4102.8
Assault11n/a23.0186.3248.5
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)161306386
Burglary233n/a487.7336.1468.9
Theft1,478n/a3,093.91,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft145n/a303.5172.3236.9
Property crime1,856n/a (estimate)3,8851,9332,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wauwatosa, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wauwatosa, 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 Wauwatosa, WI crime rates are 81% higher than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 43% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wauwatosa, WI has a rate that is 47% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 58% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wauwatosa, WI is 101% higher than its state's mean, and 59% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Merton, WI3,46358368426
Bayside, WI4,4790498498
Lannon, WI1,139103653757
Muskego, WI24,38720748768
Fox Point, WI6,6950785785
River Hills, WI1,50162747809
Mequon, WI23,30025817842
Wauwatosa, WI46,8381613,8854,046

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wauwatosa is 43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.09 daily crimes that occur in Wauwatosa.
  • Wauwatosa is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wauwatosa you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wauwatosa has increased by 155%.

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Daily Crime In Wauwatosa (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Wauwatosa, WI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national scale. In Wauwatosa, WI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.81 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.43 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Wauwatosa, WI is 1.90 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.40 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Wauwatosa, WI has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.01 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.59 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Wauwatosa (higher is better)

How safe is Wauwatosa, WI compared to other cities in Wisconsin and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Wauwatosa, WI is safer than 32% of the cities in Wisconsin and 58% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Wisconsin and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Wauwatosa, WI. Overall, Wauwatosa, WI is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wauwatosa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wauwatosa is 1 in 621
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wauwatosa is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wauwatosa is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wauwatosa, WI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Wauwatosa, WI, then there is a 1 in 621 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 26. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wauwatosa, WI.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wauwatosa, WI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wauwatosa, WI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 24% in Wauwatosa, WI, while property crimes in Wauwatosa, WI have increased by 183%. Crimes in total for Wauwatosa, WI have increased by 155% year over year.

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.

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Collierville, TN46,7801621,4941,656
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Wauwatosa, WI46,8381613,8854,046
Source: The Wauwatosa, 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.