Reported Annual Crime In West Bend

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Bend/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime741n/a (estimate)2,3312,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Bend/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape25n/a78.634.240.4
Robbery4n/a12.681.4102.8
Assault29n/a91.2186.3248.5
Violent crime58n/a (estimate)182306386
Burglary52n/a163.6336.1468.9
Theft616n/a1,937.71,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a47.2172.3236.9
Property crime683n/a (estimate)2,1481,9332,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in West Bend, WI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 4% higher than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 18% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, West Bend, WI shows a crime rate that is 40% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 53% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, West Bend, WI is shown to be 11% higher than the Wisconsin average and 12% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Campbellsport, WI1,9060152152
Jackson, WI6,77329407436
Lomira, WI2,34084631715
Cedarburg, WI11,48517705722
Newburg, WI1,130101641742
Random Lake, WI1,451104656760
Fredonia, WI2,089112705816
West Bend, WI31,4961822,1482,331

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Bend is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.39 daily crimes that occur in West Bend.
  • West Bend is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Bend you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Bend has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In West Bend (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West Bend, WI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national level. In West Bend, WI the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.22 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West Bend, WI is 1.68 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.12 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West Bend, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.14 times less than the national average.

How Safe is West Bend (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is West Bend, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Bend, WI has been ranked safer than 27% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, West Bend, WI is safer than 51% 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 West Bend, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Bend, WI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Bend

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Bend is 1 in 549
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Bend is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Bend is 1 in 43
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in West Bend, 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 West Bend, WI, then there is a 1 in 549 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 47. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 43 risk that you will become a victim of crime in West Bend, WI.

Year Over Year Crime In West Bend (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in West Bend, 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 West Bend, WI has increased by 35%, while the property crime rate in West Bend, WI has decreased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, West Bend, WI has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

West Bend police department

ItemWest BendWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)729,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.43.3
There are a total of 72 West Bend police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% less than the Wisconsin average and 29.5% 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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Mundelein, IL31,49876922997
Lakeside, FL31,5224762,9733,449
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Fallbrook, CA31,4355072,9103,417
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West Bend, WI31,4961822,1482,331
Source: The West Bend, 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.