Black River Falls, WI
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Black River Falls has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24. Within Wisconsin, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Black River Falls.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,564, Black River Falls has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Black River Falls does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Black River Falls.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Black River Falls 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 Black River Falls.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Black River Falls 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 Black River Falls; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 509. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Black River Falls is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Black River Falls, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Black River Falls Crime Data

 
Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Black River Falls Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

142

149

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.96

39.84

41.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Black River Falls 1.96
Wisconsin 3.06
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 509

in Black River Falls

1 in 327

in Wisconsin
Black River Falls VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,564
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 2 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.56 1.12
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Black River Falls 39.84
Wisconsin 19.74
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Black River Falls

1 in 51

in Wisconsin
Black River Falls Property CRIMES
Population: 3,564
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 129 3
Rate per 1,000 2.81 36.20 0.84
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

Black River Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Black River Falls 36
Wisconsin 21

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