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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 59%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWausau/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,075 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)588 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,487 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Wausau crime rates are 58% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wausau are 55% higher than the national average
  • In Wausau you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wausau is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wausau has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Wausau (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wausau

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wausau is 1 in 170
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wausau is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wausau is 1 in 25

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

      Wausau police department

      ItemWausauFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Bonifay, FL2,7602588111,069
      Chipley, FL3,5602842,2182,503
      Cottondale, FL7535693,3743,944
      Vernon, FL7605693,3753,944
      Alford, FL6366193,6714,290
      Westville, FL3336223,6884,310
      Caryville, FL2216223,6884,310
      Wausau, FL5155883,4874,075

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      Pasadena Park, MO5154482,3642,812
      Newburg, MO5150230230
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      West Elizabeth, PA5154302,0942,525
      Vienna Center, OH5153162,4542,770
      Wausau, FL5155883,4874,075
      Source: The Wausau, FL 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.