Reported Annual Crime In Mequon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMequon/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime209n/a (estimate)8622,1282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMequon/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape2n/a8.236.941.7
Robbery7n/a28.975.098.0
Assault2n/a8.2204.8248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)45320383
Burglary50n/a206.2303.7430.4
Theft133n/a548.51,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft15n/a61.9163.4237.4
Property crime198n/a (estimate)8161,8082,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Mequon, 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 Mequon, 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 Mequon, WI averages 60% lower than the rest of Wisconsin while the rate of crime on a national scale is 69% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Mequon, WI is 86% lower than the average rate of crime in Wisconsin and 88% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 55% lower than the remainder of the state of Wisconsin and 65% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Mequon, WI area.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mequon is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.36 daily crimes that occur in Mequon.
  • Mequon is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mequon you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mequon has increased by 29%.

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Compare Mequon, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mequon (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mequon, 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 Mequon, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 2.47 times less than the state average and 3.19 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Mequon, WI on a daily bases are 7.05 times less than than Wisconsin average and 8.44 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mequon, WI are 2.21 times less than the daily state average and 2.89 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Mequon (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mequon, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mequon, WI has been ranked safer than 82% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, Mequon, WI is safer than 90% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Wisconsin and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mequon, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mequon, WI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mequon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mequon is 1 in 2205
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mequon is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mequon is 1 in 117
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mequon, 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 Mequon, WI, you have a 1 in 2205 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 123. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mequon, WI is 1 in 117.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mequon, WI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Mequon, WI has decreased by 41%, while the property crime rate in Mequon, WI has increased by 38% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mequon, WI has increased by 29% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Mequon police department

ItemMequonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)449,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.43.3
There are a total of 44 Mequon police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Wisconsin average and 41.8% 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
River Hills, WI1,5480377377
Merton, WI3,53561344405
Thiensville, WI3,18432504536
Cedarburg, WI11,5169616625
Lannon, WI1,053110622732
Richfield, WI11,483122689811
Pewaukee, WI13,979131742873
Mequon, WI23,66345816862

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Palm City, FL23,6681711,0551,226
Marshall, TX23,6516663,8534,520
The Crossings, FL23,6813272,0142,341
Greenbelt, MD23,6235983,2163,813
Fairfax, VA23,62087753840
Mequon, WI23,66345816862
Source: The Mequon, 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.