Reported Annual Crime In South Milwaukee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Milwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime475n/a (estimate)2,2582,1282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Milwaukee/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape7n/a33.336.941.7
Robbery11n/a52.375.098.0
Assault16n/a76.0204.8248.9
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)162320383
Burglary44n/a209.1303.7430.4
Theft376n/a1,787.21,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft21n/a99.8163.4237.4
Property crime441n/a (estimate)2,0961,8082,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in South Milwaukee, WI. All reported South Milwaukee, WI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the South Milwaukee, WI overall crime rate is 6% higher than in comparison to the Wisconsin average; and is also 18% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in South Milwaukee, WI, the rate is 49% lower than compared to the Wisconsin average, and 58% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, South Milwaukee, WI comes in at 16% higher than to the average seen in Wisconsin, and 11% lower than the overall national average.
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The South Milwaukee crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Milwaukee 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 South Milwaukee crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Milwaukee is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.19 daily crimes that occur in South Milwaukee.
  • South Milwaukee is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Milwaukee you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Milwaukee has decreased by 2%.

Compare South Milwaukee, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South Milwaukee (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in South Milwaukee, 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 South Milwaukee, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 1.06 times more than the state average and 1.22 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in South Milwaukee, WI on a daily bases are 1.98 times less than than Wisconsin average and 2.37 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in South Milwaukee, WI are 1.16 times more than the daily state average and 1.13 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is South Milwaukee (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in South Milwaukee, WI compared to other areas of Wisconsin, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that South Milwaukee, WI safer than 29% when compared to other Wisconsin cities, and 53% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Wisconsin, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than South Milwaukee, WI. At this time, South Milwaukee, WI sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Milwaukee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Milwaukee is 1 in 619
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Milwaukee is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Milwaukee is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in South Milwaukee, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South Milwaukee, WI you have a 1 in 619 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Milwaukee, WI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in South Milwaukee, 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 South Milwaukee, WI has increased by 11%, while the property crime rate in South Milwaukee, WI has decreased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, South Milwaukee, WI has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

South Milwaukee police department

ItemSouth MilwaukeeWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)389,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
There are a total of 38 South Milwaukee police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.4% less than the Wisconsin average and 45.2% 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
Wind Point, WI1,78545254299
Sturtevant, WI6,96129577606
Eagle Lake, WI1,16697551648
Muskego, WI24,65024768792
Wind Lake, WI5,383127717843
New Berlin, WI39,80733823856
North Bay, WI207129730860
South Milwaukee, WI21,1971622,0962,258

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arnold, MO21,1961783,8234,000
Oxford, AL21,2022855,2225,507
Patterson, CA21,2052092,3322,542
Decatur, GA21,2101712,2712,442
Clinton, UT21,210781,6611,738
South Milwaukee, WI21,1971622,0962,258
Source: The South Milwaukee, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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