Rhinelander, WI
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Rhinelander, WI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Rhinelander is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Rhinelander is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Rhinelander is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Rhinelander has a crime rate that is higher than 93% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Rhinelander to other communities of similar population, then Rhinelander crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Rhinelander does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Rhinelander 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 Rhinelander.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rhinelander occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Rhinelander; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 396. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Rhinelander's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Rhinelander 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 Rhinelander is one in 31.

Rhinelander Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Rhinelander Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Rhinelander 2.52
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 396

in Rhinelander

1 in 327

in Wisconsin


Population: 7,526
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 1 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.80 0.13 1.59


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)

Rhinelander 31.76
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Rhinelander

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Rhinelander Property CRIMES

Population: 7,526
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 202 9
Rate per 1,000 3.72 26.84 1.20

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

Rhinelander Crimes Per Square Mile

Rhinelander 30
Wisconsin 21

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