Onalaska, WA
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Onalaska, WA crime analytics


Onalaska is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (78%) and also has a lower crime rate than 93% of the communities in Washington, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Onalaska is one in 123 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Onalaska compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Onalaska with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Onalaska's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Onalaska does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Onalaska.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Onalaska's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Onalaska is one in 616.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Onalaska is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Onalaska than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 154.

Onalaska Crime Data

 
Crime Index

78

(100 is safest)


Safer than 78% of U.S. Cities

Onalaska Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

4

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.62

6.49

8.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Onalaska 1.62
Washington 2.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 616

in Onalaska

1 in 352

in Washington
Onalaska VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 616
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Onalaska 6.49
Washington 34.64
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 154

in Onalaska

1 in 29

in Washington
Onalaska Property CRIMES
Population: 616
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Onalaska Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Onalaska 3
Washington 56

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