Reported Annual Crime In West Milwaukee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Milwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime489n/a (estimate)11,5962,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Milwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape0n/a0.030.838.6
Robbery20n/a474.390.7101.9
Assault12n/a284.6180.1237.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)759306373
Burglary32n/a758.8338.8491.4
Theft349n/a8,276.01,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft76n/a1,802.2190.3220.2
Property crime457n/a (estimate)10,8371,9742,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in West Milwaukee, 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 409% higher than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 306% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, West Milwaukee, WI shows a crime rate that is 148% higher than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 104% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, West Milwaukee, WI is shown to be 449% higher than the Wisconsin average and 336% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Milwaukee is 306% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 31.77 daily crimes that occur in West Milwaukee.
  • West Milwaukee is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Milwaukee you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Milwaukee has decreased by 20%.

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West Milwaukee, 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 Milwaukee, WI the total number of daily crimes is 5.09 times more than the Wisconsin average and 4.06 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West Milwaukee, WI is 2.48 times more than the Wisconsin average and 2.04 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West Milwaukee, WI has a daily crime rate that is 5.49 times more than the Wisconsin average and 4.36 times more than the national average.

How Safe is West Milwaukee (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in West Milwaukee, WI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Wisconsin as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in West Milwaukee, WI to other cities in the state and across the country, West Milwaukee, WI is 1% safer than other cities of Wisconsin and 5% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Wisconsin cities and all around the United States, West Milwaukee, WI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing West Milwaukee, WI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Milwaukee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Milwaukee is 1 in 132
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Milwaukee is 1 in 10
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Milwaukee is 1 in 9
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in West Milwaukee, 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 Milwaukee, WI, then there is a 1 in 132 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 10. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 9 risk that you will become a victim of crime in West Milwaukee, WI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in West Milwaukee, 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 Milwaukee, WI has decreased by 43%, while the property crime rate in West Milwaukee, WI has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, West Milwaukee, WI has decreased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

West Milwaukee police department

ItemWest MilwaukeeWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)249,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.72.43.3
There are a total of 24 West Milwaukee police officers. This results in 5.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 137% greater than the Wisconsin average and 73.3% greater 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
Muskego, WI24,38732461493
River Hills, WI1,5010622622
Mequon, WI23,30076593669
Lannon, WI1,139103667771
West Milwaukee, WI4,21475910,83711,596

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Rockford, MN4,2141651,5061,671
Northwoods, MO4,2131,0492,9814,031
Trenton, TN4,2153872,7363,123
Cramerton, NC4,2121862,0902,275
Belton, SC4,2113244,9035,227
West Milwaukee, WI4,21475910,83711,596
Source: The West Milwaukee, 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.