Mequon, WI
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Mequon, WI crime analytics


Mequon is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (85%) and also has a lower crime rate than 73% of the communities in Wisconsin, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Mequon is one in 151 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime 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