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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 60%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsFernwood/100k peopleMilwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25,481945 (estimate)4,3251,8092,346
Murder191n/a32.45.36.5
Rape431n/a73.234.638.4
Robbery1,925n/a326.852.873.9
Assault6,860n/a1,164.5230.6279.7
Violent crime9,407161 (estimate)1,597323388
Burglary3,408n/a578.5218.5314.2
Theft8,178n/a1,388.21,106.11,398.0
Vehicle theft4,488n/a761.8161.0246.0
Property crime16,074784 (estimate)2,7291,4861,958

Key findings

  • Fernwood crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fernwood are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Fernwood you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fernwood is safer than 84% of the cities in Wisconsin
  • Year over year crime in Milwaukee has increased by 11%

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The Fernwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fernwood 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 Fernwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Fernwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fernwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fernwood is 1 in 622
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fernwood is 1 in 128
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fernwood is 1 in 106

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

      Milwaukee police department

      ItemFernwoodMilwaukeeWisconsin
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,5779,355
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.32.4

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wind Point, WI1,78559118176
      River Hills, WI1,54863507570
      Lannon, WI1,053111511622
      Bayside, WI4,42869625694
      Wind Lake, WI5,383128589717
      Caledonia, WI24,76779659738
      Muskego, WI24,65032832864
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,5972,7294,325

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Louisville, KY611,5736873,8914,578
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955282,2112,738
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0157263,8964,621
      Portland, OR620,5895234,7395,262
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8594,3116,170
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,5972,7294,325
      Source: The Fernwood, Milwaukee, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.