Reported Annual Crime In River Falls

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiver Falls/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime275n/a (estimate)1,7651,8552,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiver Falls/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.05.0
Rape6n/a38.538.742.6
Robbery1n/a6.460.086.2
Assault9n/a57.8193.7246.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)103295381
Burglary43n/a276.0242.5376.0
Theft203n/a1,303.11,168.91,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a83.5148.5228.9
Property crime259n/a (estimate)1,6631,5602,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in River Falls, WI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 5% lower than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 32% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, River Falls, WI shows a crime rate that is 65% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 73% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, River Falls, WI is shown to be 7% higher than the Wisconsin average and 24% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in River Falls is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.84 daily crimes that occur in River Falls.
  • River Falls is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In River Falls you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in River Falls has decreased by 20%.

Compare River Falls, WI Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In River Falls (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in River Falls, WI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Wisconsin and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for River Falls, WI are 1.05 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.46 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in River Falls, WI are 2.88 times less than than Wisconsin and 3.71 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in River Falls, WI are 1.07 times more than than Wisconsin and 1.32 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is River Falls (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is River Falls, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that River Falls, WI has been ranked safer than 30% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, River Falls, WI is safer than 56% 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 River Falls, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that River Falls, WI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in River Falls

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in River Falls is 1 in 974
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in River Falls is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in River Falls is 1 in 57
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in River Falls, WI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in River Falls, WI, then there is a 1 in 974 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 61. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 risk that you will become a victim of crime in River Falls, WI.

      Year Over Year Crime In River Falls (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in River Falls, WI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in River Falls, WI has decreased by 70%, the amount of property crime in River Falls, WI has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in River Falls, WI has decreased by 20% year to year.

      River Falls police department

      ItemRiver FallsWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)249,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.43.3
      There are a total of 24 River Falls police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.7% less than the Wisconsin average and 50.6% 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
      Afton, MN2,95135313347
      Hammond, WI2,00653371424
      Bayport, MN3,6040450450
      Lakeland, MN1,84763572635
      North Hudson, WI3,8100684684
      Roberts, WI1,641114602715
      Prescott, WI4,217211562772
      River Falls, WI15,1521031,6631,765

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake St. Louis, MO15,150741,5371,612
      Cullman, AL15,1562074,0664,273
      Winder, GA15,1483973,1253,522
      Gloversville, NY15,1585592,4433,001
      North Fair Oaks, CA15,1443381,8012,139
      River Falls, WI15,1521031,6631,765
      Source: The River Falls, 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.