Superior, WI
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Superior, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

With a crime rate of 47 per one thousand residents, Superior has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 21. Within Wisconsin, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Superior.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Superior's violent crime rate is 2 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 Superior is one in 557.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Superior is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Superior, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 45 per one thousand population.

Superior Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Superior Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

47

1,172

1,219

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.79

44.74

46.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Superior 1.79
Wisconsin 3.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 557

in Superior

1 in 313

in Wisconsin

Superior VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,194
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 11 8 27
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.42 0.31 1.03

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Superior 44.74
Wisconsin 18.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Superior

1 in 55

in Wisconsin

Superior Property CRIMES

Population: 26,194
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 134 967 71
Rate per 1,000 5.12 36.92 2.71

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Superior Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Superior 30
Wisconsin 20