Greendale, WI
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Greendale, WI 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

The crime rate in Greendale is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Greendale is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Greendale is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Greendale has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Greendale to other communities of similar population, then Greendale crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Greendale 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 Greendale 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 Greendale.

For Greendale, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Greendale than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1103, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Greendale's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Greendale 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 Greendale is one in 28.

Greendale Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Greendale Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

509

522

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.91

35.51

36.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greendale 0.91
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,103

in Greendale

1 in 327

in Wisconsin

Greendale VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,333
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 5 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.35 0.56

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
Greendale 35.51
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Greendale

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Greendale Property CRIMES

Population: 14,333
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 495 10
Rate per 1,000 0.28 34.54 0.70

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

Greendale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Greendale 94
Wisconsin 21