Elkhorn, WI
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Elkhorn, WI crime analytics


Elkhorn has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elkhorn is 1 in 57. How does Elkhorn fare compared to other communities in Wisconsin of all population sizes? Elkhorn's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of Wisconsin communities.

How does the crime rate in Elkhorn compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Elkhorn with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Elkhorn'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 Elkhorn 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 Elkhorn.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Elkhorn's violent crime rate is 1 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 Elkhorn is one in 761.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Elkhorn experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Elkhorn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Elkhorn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Elkhorn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

160

173

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

16.17

17.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elkhorn 1.31
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 761

in Elkhorn

1 in 327

in Wisconsin

Elkhorn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,895
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 * 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.30 0.20 0.71
* 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
Elkhorn 16.17
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Elkhorn

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Elkhorn Property CRIMES

Population: 9,895
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 133 2
Rate per 1,000 2.53 13.44 0.20

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

Elkhorn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Elkhorn 22
Wisconsin 21