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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 55%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWausau/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,857 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)578 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,279 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Wausau crime rates are 55% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wausau are 52% higher than the national average
  • In Wausau you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wausau is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wausau has decreased by 5%

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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 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wausau is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wausau is 1 in 26

      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.

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      Bonifay, FL2,760112186298
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      Caryville, FL2216113,4684,079
      Westville, FL3336113,4684,079
      Wausau, FL5155783,2793,857

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      Butler, KY5152952,5782,872
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      Wausau, FL5155783,2793,857
      Source: The Wausau, FL 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.