Shorewood, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

The crime rate in Shorewood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Shorewood is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Shorewood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Shorewood has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Shorewood to other communities of similar population, then Shorewood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Shorewood's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Shorewood is one in 815.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Shorewood's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Shorewood 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 Shorewood is one in 53.

Shorewood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Shorewood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

260

277

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.23

18.76

19.99

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.23
3.2
National Median: 4
    Shorewood
    Wisconsin

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 815

in Shorewood

1 in 312

in Wisconsin

Shorewood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,859
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 7 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.51 0.65

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
18.76
14.7
National Median: 19
    Shorewood
    Wisconsin

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Shorewood

1 in 68

in Wisconsin

Shorewood Property CRIMES

Population: 13,859
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 208 28
Rate per 1,000 1.73 15.01 2.02

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Shorewood Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
174
17
National Median: 26.9
    Shorewood
    Wisconsin