Reported Annual Crime In Kenosha

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 peopleKenosha/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,833n/a (estimate)1,8341,8552,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKenosha/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a4.03.05.0
Rape48n/a48.038.742.6
Robbery80n/a80.060.086.2
Assault206n/a206.1193.7246.8
Violent crime338n/a (estimate)338295381
Burglary248n/a248.1242.5376.0
Theft1,196n/a1,196.61,168.91,594.6
Vehicle theft51n/a51.0148.5228.9
Property crime1,495n/a (estimate)1,4961,5602,200

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Kenosha, WI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Kenosha, WI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Kenosha, WI is 1% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Wisconsin, and when compared with the national average, is 29% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Kenosha, WI has 14% higher than violent crime rate than Wisconsin average, while remaining 11% lower than the national average. In property crime, Kenosha, WI is 4% lower than the average of Wisconsin and is 32% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kenosha is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.02 daily crimes that occur in Kenosha.
  • Kenosha is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kenosha you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kenosha has decreased by 28%.

Compare Kenosha, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Kenosha (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Kenosha, WI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national scale. In Kenosha, WI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.01 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.41 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Kenosha, WI is 1.14 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.13 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Kenosha, WI has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.47 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Kenosha (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Kenosha, WI compared to every other city in Wisconsin as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Kenosha, WI ranks safer than 12% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 32% 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 Kenosha, WI. As a result, Kenosha, WI is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kenosha

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kenosha is 1 in 296
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kenosha is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kenosha is 1 in 55
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Kenosha, 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 Kenosha, WI, you have a 1 in 296 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 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Kenosha, WI is 1 in 55.

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

The year over year crime rate for Kenosha, WI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Kenosha, WI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 5% in Kenosha, WI, while property crimes in Kenosha, WI have decreased by 32%. Crimes in total for Kenosha, WI have decreased by 28% year over year.

Kenosha police department

ItemKenoshaWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2099,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 209 Kenosha police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.5% less than the Wisconsin average and 35.7% 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
Wind Point, WI1,7850235235
Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491
Winthrop Harbor, IL6,832178342520
Wadsworth, IL3,646109522631
Sturtevant, WI6,96143603646
Kenosha, WI99,8653381,4961,834

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Erie, PA100,1573091,9432,252
Roanoke, VA99,3294274,4324,859
Hillsboro, OR100,4622631,9032,166
Jurupa Valley, CA100,7373092,6382,947
Greeley, CO98,9753952,5522,947
Kenosha, WI99,8653381,4961,834
Source: The Kenosha, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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