Reported Annual Crime In West Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Salem/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime41n/a (estimate)8112,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Salem/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape0n/a0.030.838.6
Robbery0n/a0.090.7101.9
Assault5n/a98.9180.1237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)99306373
Burglary3n/a59.3338.8491.4
Theft32n/a632.71,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a19.8190.3220.2
Property crime36n/a (estimate)7121,9742,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in West Salem, WI. The total number of reported crimes in West Salem, 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 West Salem, WI crime rate is 64% lower than the Wisconsin average and is 72% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, West Salem, WI has a violent crime rate that is 68% lower than the Wisconsin average and 73% lower than the national average. For property crime, West Salem, WI is 64% lower than the Wisconsin average and 71% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Salem is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.22 daily crimes that occur in West Salem.
  • West Salem is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Salem you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Salem has decreased by 48%.

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in West Salem, WI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national scale. In West Salem, WI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.81 times less than the Wisconsin average and 3.53 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in West Salem, WI is 3.09 times less than the Wisconsin average and 3.77 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, West Salem, WI has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.77 times less than the Wisconsin average and 3.49 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is West Salem (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of West Salem, WI compared to every other city in Wisconsin as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that West Salem, WI ranks safer than 67% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 81% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Wisconsin and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than West Salem, WI. As a result, West Salem, WI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Salem

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Salem is 1 in 1012
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Salem is 1 in 141
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Salem is 1 in 124
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West Salem, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In West Salem, WI you have a 1 in 1012 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 141 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Salem, WI.

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

Determining whether West Salem, WI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. West Salem, WI has decreased by 17% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 51% year over year. Total crimes for West Salem, WI has decreased by 48% in the same time frame.

West Salem police department

ItemWest SalemWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)89,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.43.3
There are a total of 8 West Salem police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.9% less than the Wisconsin average and 49.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Crescent, MN4,871212142
Bangor, WI1,5230400400
Brice Prairie, WI1,762104670774
Cashton, WI1,034183642826
Galesville, WI1,539122790912
West Salem, WI4,89599712811

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Palmetto, GA4,8933122,8073,119
Denair, CA4,8923892,3902,779
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Source: The West Salem, 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.