Lake Geneva, WI
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Lake Geneva, 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 Lake Geneva 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 Lake Geneva is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Lake Geneva is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Lake Geneva has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lake Geneva'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 Lake Geneva is one in 648.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lake Geneva's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Lake Geneva 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 Lake Geneva is one in 29.

Lake Geneva Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Lake Geneva Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

265

277

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.54

34.07

35.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Geneva 1.54
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 648

in Lake Geneva

1 in 327

in Wisconsin

Lake Geneva VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,778
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 0.26 0.90
* 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
Lake Geneva 34.07
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Lake Geneva

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Lake Geneva Property CRIMES

Population: 7,778
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 232 8
Rate per 1,000 3.21 29.83 1.03

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

Lake Geneva Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Geneva 42
Wisconsin 21

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