Beloit, WI
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Beloit, WI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

The crime rate in Beloit is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Beloit is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Beloit is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Beloit has a crime rate that is higher than 93% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Beloit to other communities of similar population, then Beloit crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Beloit does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Beloit 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 Beloit.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Beloit occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Beloit; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 216. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Beloit's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Beloit a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Beloit is one in 38.

Beloit Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Beloit Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

171

979

1,150

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.62

26.45

31.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beloit 4.62
Wisconsin 2.95

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 216

in Beloit

1 in 338

in Wisconsin

Beloit VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,018
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 38 41 91
Rate per 1,000 0.03 1.03 1.11 2.46

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beloit 26.45
Wisconsin 15.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Beloit

1 in 64

in Wisconsin

Beloit Property CRIMES

Population: 37,018
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 125 815 39
Rate per 1,000 3.38 22.02 1.05

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Beloit Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Beloit 65
Wisconsin 17