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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 40%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWashington Heights/100k peopleMilwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22,9711,675 (estimate)3,8871,7652,489
Murder97n/a16.43.05.0
Rape427n/a72.338.842.6
Robbery1,911n/a323.451.481.6
Assault5,439n/a920.4200.0250.2
Violent crime7,874412 (estimate)1,332293379
Burglary3,594n/a608.2217.6340.5
Theft8,053n/a1,362.81,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theft3,450n/a583.8126.8219.9
Property crime15,0971,263 (estimate)2,5551,4712,110

Key findings

  • Washington Heights crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Washington Heights are 9% higher than the national average
  • In Washington Heights you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Washington Heights is safer than 61% of the cities in Wisconsin
  • Year over year crime in Milwaukee has decreased by 11%

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      Daily Crime In Washington Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 243
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 60

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

      Milwaukee police department

      ItemWashington HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Muskego, WI24,65020337357
      Bayside, WI4,42869392461
      River Hills, WI1,54863507570
      Lannon, WI1,053101506607
      Richfield, WI11,483112560672
      Pewaukee, WI13,979120603724
      Thiensville, WI3,1840733733
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,3322,5553,887

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Louisville, KY611,5736873,8914,578
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955312,7723,303
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0157224,0924,814
      Portland, OR620,5895455,2035,748
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8594,3116,170
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,3322,5553,887
      Source: The Washington Heights, Milwaukee, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.