New Berlin, WI
Crime Rates

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New Berlin, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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, New Berlin is safer than 64% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Wisconsin, only on the order of 53% of the communities have a lower crime rate than New Berlin. If you live in New Berlin, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 92. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that New Berlin is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, New Berlin has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, New Berlin is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how New Berlin 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 New Berlin.

For New Berlin, 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 New Berlin than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3317, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in New Berlin; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

New Berlin Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

New Berlin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

New Berlin 0.30
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,317

in New Berlin

1 in 327

in Wisconsin


Population: 39,803
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 4 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.10


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

New Berlin 10.55
Wisconsin 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in New Berlin

1 in 52

in Wisconsin

New Berlin Property CRIMES

Population: 39,803
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 356 9
Rate per 1,000 1.38 8.94 0.23

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

New Berlin Crimes Per Square Mile

New Berlin 12
Wisconsin 21