Mount Pleasant, WI
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Mount Pleasant, WI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Mount Pleasant is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Mount Pleasant is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Mount Pleasant is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Mount Pleasant has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Mount Pleasant compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mount Pleasant with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mount Pleasant's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mount Pleasant'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 Mount Pleasant is one in 663.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Mount Pleasant's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant is one in 50.

Mount Pleasant Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Mount Pleasant Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

40

535

575

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.51

20.17

21.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Pleasant 1.51
Wisconsin 3.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 663

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 313

in Wisconsin

Mount Pleasant VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,525
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 7 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.19 0.26 1.06

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Pleasant 20.17
Wisconsin 18.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 55

in Wisconsin

Mount Pleasant Property CRIMES

Population: 26,525
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 466 24
Rate per 1,000 1.70 17.57 0.90

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Mount Pleasant Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Pleasant 17
Wisconsin 20