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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 8%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleManitowoc/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime732n/a (estimate)2,2481,8552,580
Murder3n/a9.23.05.0
Rape6n/a18.438.742.6
Robbery5n/a15.460.086.2
Assault57n/a175.1193.7246.8
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)218295381
Burglary103n/a316.4242.5376.0
Theft532n/a1,634.11,168.91,594.6
Vehicle theft26n/a79.9148.5228.9
Property crime661n/a (estimate)2,0301,5602,200

Key findings

  • Manitowoc crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Manitowoc are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Manitowoc you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Manitowoc is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Manitowoc has decreased by 27%

Manitowoc crime map

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The Manitowoc crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Manitowoc as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Manitowoc crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Manitowoc, WI Crime

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      Daily Crime In Manitowoc (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Manitowoc, WI per 100,000 people. In Manitowoc, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.21 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.15 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Manitowoc is 1.35 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.75 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Manitowoc has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.08 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Manitowoc (higher is better)

      Is Manitowoc safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Wisconsin as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Manitowoc to other cities in the state and across the country, Manitowoc is 20% safer than other cities of Wisconsin and 45% safer than other cities in the nation. Manitowoc has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Manitowoc

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Manitowoc is 1 in 459
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Manitowoc is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Manitowoc is 1 in 45
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Manitowoc? In Manitowoc, you have a 1 in 459 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 50. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Manitowoc, WI is 1 in 45.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Manitowoc is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Manitowoc has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Manitowoc has decreased by 27%. The total crime rate in Manitowoc has decreased by 27% year to year.

      Manitowoc police department

      ItemManitowocWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)709,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
      There are a total of 70 Manitowoc police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.9% less than the Wisconsin average and 36% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Wisconsin

      StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
      Wisconsin24,983456266
      There are a total of 24,983 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 456 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 71% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cleveland, WI1,5830137137
      Mishicot, WI1,403362290652
      Reedsville, WI1,087126666792
      Valders, WI1,017133702835
      Two Rivers, WI11,4093251,2281,553
      Whitelaw, WI6973191,6862,005
      Francis Creek, WI5463291,7422,071
      Manitowoc, WI33,1832182,0302,248

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jackson, MI33,1651,1234,2545,377
      Lawndale, CA33,1613891,0511,440
      Fair Lawn, NJ33,20557910967
      Oswego, IL33,24548840888
      Elk Grove Village, IL33,251701,4821,552
      Manitowoc, WI33,1832182,0302,248
      Source: The Manitowoc, 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.