Reported Annual Crime In Amherst

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)926 (estimate)2,1282,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.941.7
Robberyn/an/an/a75.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a204.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)139 (estimate)320394
Burglaryn/an/an/a303.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)786 (estimate)1,8082,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amherst is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.54 daily crimes that occur in Amherst.
  • Amherst is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amherst you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amherst has decreased by 8%.

Compare Amherst, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Amherst (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Amherst (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amherst

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amherst is 1 in 719
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amherst is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amherst is 1 in 109

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

Amherst police department

ItemAmherstWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

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
Chain O' Lakes, WI1,00945254299
King, WI1,754108610719
Whiting, WI1,572121682802
Iola, WI1,273147829975
Plover, WI12,3501581,2431,402
Stevens Point, WI26,7141551,7211,876
Park Ridge, WI6192961,6701,965
Amherst, WI1,180139786926

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pinetops, NC1,1801891,3191,508
Coarsegold, CA1,1802251,2501,474
Pine, AZ1,180106609715
Hoxie, KS1,1801641,1131,277
Parachute, CO1,1811,7876,9718,758
Amherst, WI1,180139786926
Source: The Amherst, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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