Onalaska, WA
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Onalaska, WA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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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