Greenfield, WI
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The crime rate in Greenfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Greenfield is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Greenfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Greenfield has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Greenfield's violent crime rate is 2 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 Greenfield is one in 549.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Greenfield's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Greenfield 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 Greenfield is one in 33.

Greenfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Greenfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

68

1,131

1,199

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.82

30.28

32.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greenfield 1.82
Wisconsin 3.06
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 549

in Greenfield

1 in 327

in Wisconsin
Greenfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 37,349
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 10 27 30
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.27 0.72 0.80
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
Greenfield 30.28
Wisconsin 19.74
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Greenfield

1 in 51

in Wisconsin
Greenfield Property CRIMES
Population: 37,349
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 98 942 91
Rate per 1,000 2.62 25.22 2.44
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

Greenfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Greenfield 104
Wisconsin 21