Glendale, WI
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Glendale, WI crime analytics


With a crime rate of 68 per one thousand residents, Glendale 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 15. Within Wisconsin, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Glendale.

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 12,870, Glendale has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Glendale 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 Glendale.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Glendale 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 Glendale; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 444. 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 Glendale is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Glendale, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 66 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Glendale has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Glendale is one in 189.

Glendale Crime Data

 
Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Glendale Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

852

881

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.25

66.20

68.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glendale 2.25
Wisconsin 3.06
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 444

in Glendale

1 in 327

in Wisconsin
Glendale VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 12,870
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 24 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.86 0.39
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
Glendale 66.20
Wisconsin 19.74
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Glendale

1 in 51

in Wisconsin
Glendale Property CRIMES
Population: 12,870
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 739 68
Rate per 1,000 3.50 57.42 5.28
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

Glendale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glendale 148
Wisconsin 21