Reported Annual Crime In Whitewater

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhitewater/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime265n/a (estimate)1,7432,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhitewater/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape5n/a32.930.838.6
Robbery3n/a19.790.7101.9
Assault15n/a98.7180.1237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)151306373
Burglary42n/a276.2338.8491.4
Theft197n/a1,295.61,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a19.7190.3220.2
Property crime242n/a (estimate)1,5921,9742,487
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 24% lower than the rest of Wisconsin while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Whitewater, WI is 51% lower than the average rate of crime in Wisconsin and 59% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 19% lower than the remainder of the state of Wisconsin and 36% 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.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Whitewater is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.77 daily crimes that occur in Whitewater.
  • Whitewater is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Whitewater you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Whitewater has decreased by 12%.

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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 1.31 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.64 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Whitewater, WI is 2.02 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.46 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Whitewater, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.56 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 36% of cities in Wisconsin and 62% 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 662
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whitewater is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Whitewater is 1 in 58
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 662 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 63. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Whitewater, WI is 1 in 58.

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 25%, 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 12% year over year.

Whitewater police department

ItemWhitewaterWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,355556,527
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 29.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lauderdale Lakes, WI1,10043277320
Lake Koshkonong, WI1,23565420485
Lake Ripley, WI1,72772462533
Dousman, WI2,27487562650
Eagle, WI1,86491584675
Whitewater, WI14,8011511,5921,743

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Sunland Park, NM14,794891,1271,217
Dallas, OR14,7881712,5422,713
Dickson, TN14,8141,0816,6217,702
Whitewater, WI14,8011511,5921,743
Source: The Whitewater, 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.