Mequon, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
246
Total Crimes
1,011.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.60%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Mequon, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mequon is 1,011.9 per 100,000 people. That's -60.60% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -45.46% lower than the Wisconsin total crime rate of 1,855.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Mequon SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
8

How Does Mequon Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mequon
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 246 1,011.9 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 1 4.1 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 4 16.5 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 5 20.6 295.4 368.9
Burglary 34 139.9 242.5 376.0
Larceny 192 789.8 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 61.7 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 241 991.3 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Mequon

5
Violent Crimes
20.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-94.42%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 4,862.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mequon each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mequon is 20.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -94.42% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -93.04% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mequon

241
Property Crimes
991.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-54.93%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 100.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mequon each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mequon is 991.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -54.93% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -36.45% lower than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Mequon Crime Compared To Wisconsin Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Wisconsin.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Mequon

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wauwatosa, WI 48,562 1,304 2,685.2 2,572.0 113.3
New Berlin, WI 39,763 447 1,124.2 1,086.4 37.7
Brookfield, WI 38,065 843 2,214.6 2,141.1 73.6
Menomonee Falls, WI 37,712 429 1,137.6 1,081.9 55.7
Whitefish Bay, WI 13,933 201 1,442.6 1,370.8 71.8
Glendale, WI 12,710 1,018 8,009.4 7,592.4 417.0
Brown Deer, WI 11,963 599 5,007.1 4,580.8 426.3
Cedarburg, WI 11,469 57 497.0 470.8 26.2
Hartland, WI 9,302 64 688.0 655.8 32.3
Fox Point, WI 6,671 76 1,139.3 1,019.3 119.9
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