Onalaska, WI
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The crime rate in Onalaska 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 Onalaska is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Onalaska is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Onalaska has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Onalaska compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Onalaska with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Onalaska'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 Onalaska 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 Onalaska.

For Onalaska, 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 Onalaska than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Onalaska's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Onalaska 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 Onalaska is one in 46.

Onalaska Crime Data

 
Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Onalaska Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

399

400

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.05

21.60

21.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Onalaska 0.05
Wisconsin 3.06
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Onalaska

1 in 327

in Wisconsin
Onalaska VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 18,468
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.00
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
Onalaska 21.60
Wisconsin 19.74
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Onalaska

1 in 51

in Wisconsin
Onalaska Property CRIMES
Population: 18,468
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 375 9
Rate per 1,000 0.81 20.31 0.49
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

Onalaska Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Onalaska 37
Wisconsin 21

Zip Codes in Onalaska, WI