Total crime 23%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 12%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsRiverwest/100k peopleMilwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26,1153,182 (estimate)4,3851,8552,580
Violent crime8,416714 (estimate)1,413295381
Vehicle theft4,589n/a770.5148.5228.9
Property crime17,6992,468 (estimate)2,9721,5602,200

Key findings

  • Riverwest crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverwest are 88% higher than the national average
  • In Riverwest you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverwest is safer than 40% of the cities in Wisconsin
  • Year over year crime in Milwaukee has decreased by 19%

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      Daily Crime In Riverwest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverwest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverwest is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverwest is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverwest is 1 in 32

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

      Milwaukee police department

      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
      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
      Bayside, WI4,4280434434
      Thiensville, WI3,1840446446
      Muskego, WI24,65036569605
      Lannon, WI1,053101536638
      Richfield, WI11,483112594707
      River Hills, WI1,5480943943
      Elm Grove, WI6,08548935983
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,4132,9724,385

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Louisville, KY611,5732502,3152,565
      Las Vegas, NV613,2956052,8383,443
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0158674,0284,895
      Portland, OR620,5895205,4605,980
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,4132,9724,385
      Source: The Riverwest, Milwaukee, 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.