Reported Annual Crime In Wisconsin Rapids

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWisconsin Rapids/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime738n/a (estimate)4,1462,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWisconsin Rapids/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a11.24.05.3
Rape3n/a16.934.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.081.4102.8
Assault4n/a22.5186.3248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)51306386
Burglary114n/a640.4336.1468.9
Theft603n/a3,387.31,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a67.4172.3236.9
Property crime729n/a (estimate)4,0951,9332,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wisconsin Rapids, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Wisconsin Rapids, WI crime rates are 85% higher than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 46% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wisconsin Rapids, WI has a rate that is 83% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 87% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wisconsin Rapids, WI is 112% higher than its state's mean, and 67% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Camelot, WI1,00289560649
Whiting, WI1,653120758878
Port Edwards, WI1,804134844977
Lake Wazeecha, WI2,611134846980
Lake Arrowhead, WI6911601,0111,172
Nekoosa, WI2,3611711,0801,251
Lake Sherwood, WI3431811,1461,327
Wisconsin Rapids, WI18,162514,0954,146

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wisconsin Rapids is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.36 daily crimes that occur in Wisconsin Rapids.
  • Wisconsin Rapids is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wisconsin Rapids you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wisconsin Rapids has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Wisconsin Rapids (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wisconsin Rapids, WI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Wisconsin. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wisconsin Rapids, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 1.85 times more than the state average and 1.46 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wisconsin Rapids, WI on a daily bases are 6.05 times less than than Wisconsin average and 7.64 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wisconsin Rapids, WI are 2.12 times more than the daily state average and 1.67 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wisconsin Rapids (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Wisconsin Rapids, 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 Wisconsin Rapids, WI to other cities in the state and across the country, Wisconsin Rapids, WI is 14% safer than other cities of Wisconsin and 36% 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, Wisconsin Rapids, WI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Wisconsin Rapids, WI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wisconsin Rapids

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wisconsin Rapids is 1 in 1979
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wisconsin Rapids is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wisconsin Rapids is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Wisconsin Rapids, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wisconsin Rapids, WI you have a 1 in 1979 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Year Over Year Crime In Wisconsin Rapids (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Wisconsin Rapids, WI has decreased by 46%, the amount of property crime in Wisconsin Rapids, WI has decreased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Wisconsin Rapids, WI has decreased by 11% year to year.

Wisconsin Rapids police department

ItemWisconsin RapidsWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)419,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
There are a total of 41 Wisconsin Rapids police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.9% less than the Wisconsin average and 31.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Battle Ground, WA18,1681321,8852,017
Onalaska, WI18,148702,7312,801
Pampa, TX18,1805544,5925,146
Middleton, WI18,185421,3241,365
East Hemet, CA18,1886713,8504,521
Wisconsin Rapids, WI18,162514,0954,146
Source: The Wisconsin Rapids, 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.