Muskego, WI
Crime Rates


Safest Muskego neighborhoods

Muskego, WI crime analytics

Muskego's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the city to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Wisconsin (15% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe city, Muskego's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Muskego is one in 203.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Muskego, and we found that the crime rate in Muskego is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Muskego 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 Muskego 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 Muskego.

For Muskego, 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 Muskego than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3094, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Muskego compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Muskego is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Muskego is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Muskego Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Muskego Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Muskego 0.32
Wisconsin 3.06
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,094

in Muskego

1 in 327

in Wisconsin
Population: 24,755
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.12 0.08 0.08
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)

Muskego 4.61
Wisconsin 19.74
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 217

in Muskego

1 in 51

in Wisconsin
Muskego Property CRIMES
Population: 24,755
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 18 94 2
Rate per 1,000 0.73 3.80 0.08
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

Muskego Crimes Per Square Mile

Muskego 3
Wisconsin 21