Reported Annual Crime In Whitewater

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhitewater/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime229n/a (estimate)1,5522,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhitewater/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.84.05.3
Rape11n/a74.634.240.4
Robbery4n/a27.181.4102.8
Assault12n/a81.3186.3248.5
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)190306386
Burglary34n/a230.5336.1468.9
Theft157n/a1,064.31,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a67.8172.3236.9
Property crime201n/a (estimate)1,3631,9332,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Whitewater, WI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Whitewater, WI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Whitewater, WI averages 31% lower than the rest of Wisconsin while the rate of crime on a national scale is 45% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Whitewater, WI is 38% lower than the average rate of crime in Wisconsin and 51% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 30% lower than the remainder of the state of Wisconsin and 44% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Whitewater, WI area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lauderdale Lakes, WI1,13743271314
Lake Koshkonong, WI1,23365411476
Lake Ripley, WI1,75572452524
Dousman, WI2,49387551638
Eagle, WI1,76091572663
Cambridge, WI1,179100629729
Summit, WI4,78341953994
Whitewater, WI14,8401901,3631,552

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Whitewater is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.25 daily crimes that occur in Whitewater.
  • Whitewater is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Whitewater you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Whitewater has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Whitewater (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Whitewater, WI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national level. In Whitewater, WI the total number of daily crimes is 1.44 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.83 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Whitewater, WI is 1.61 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.04 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Whitewater, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.42 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.80 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Whitewater (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Whitewater, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Whitewater, WI being safer than 37% of cities in Wisconsin and 60% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Whitewater, WI. In conclusion, Whitewater, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Whitewater

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Whitewater is 1 in 527
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whitewater is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of crime in Whitewater is 1 in 65
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Whitewater, WI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Whitewater, WI, you have a 1 in 527 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 74. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Whitewater, WI is 1 in 65.

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

A good indicator of whether Whitewater, WI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Whitewater, WI has increased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Whitewater, WI has decreased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Whitewater, WI has decreased by 11% year over year.

Whitewater police department

ItemWhitewaterWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.43.3
There are a total of 34 Whitewater police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.9% less than the Wisconsin average and 29.4% 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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Murraysville, NC14,8433192,3502,669
Johnson City, NY14,8355432,2332,776
Coto de Caza, CA14,8451709731,142
Corinth, MS14,8322962,9223,217
Blytheville, AR14,8491,4056,0327,436
Whitewater, WI14,8401901,3631,552
Source: The Whitewater, 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.