Mequon, WI
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Mequon, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Mequon is safer than 85% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Wisconsin, only on the order of 27% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Mequon. If you live in Mequon, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 151. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Mequon, and we found that the crime rate in Mequon is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Mequon is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Mequon, 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 Mequon than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1260, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Mequon is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Mequon than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 171.

Mequon Crime Data

 

Crime Index

85

(100 is safest)


Safer than 85% of U.S. Cities

Mequon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

140

159

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.79

5.85

6.64

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mequon 0.79
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,260

in Mequon

1 in 327

in Wisconsin

Mequon VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,946
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 4 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.17 0.50
* 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
Mequon 5.85
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 171

in Mequon

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Mequon Property CRIMES

Population: 23,946
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 35 97 8
Rate per 1,000 1.46 4.05 0.33

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

Mequon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mequon 3
Wisconsin 21