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Salem Lakes, 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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Salem Lakes has an overall crime rate of 10 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Salem Lakes is 1 in 96. How does Salem Lakes fare compared to other communities in Wisconsin of all population sizes? Salem Lakes's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Wisconsin communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Salem Lakes has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Salem Lakes 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 Salem Lakes 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 Salem Lakes.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Salem Lakes 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 Salem Lakes; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 457. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Salem Lakes; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 8 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Salem Lakes Crime Data

 

Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Salem Lakes Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

32

121

153

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.19

8.28

10.47

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.19
3.24
National Median: 4
    Salem Lakes
    Wisconsin

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 457

in Salem Lakes

1 in 309

in Wisconsin

Salem Lakes VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,614
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.28
15.35
National Median: 19
    Salem Lakes
    Wisconsin

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Salem Lakes

1 in 65

in Wisconsin

Salem Lakes Property CRIMES

Population: 14,614
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Salem Lakes Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
28
17
National Median: 26.8
    Salem Lakes
    Wisconsin