Waterloo, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
32
Total Crimes
958.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-62.66%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Waterloo, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Waterloo is 958.9 per 100,000 people. That's -62.66% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -48.31% 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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Waterloo SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
9
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Waterloo
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 32 958.9 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 5 149.8 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 8 239.7 295.4 368.9
Burglary 1 30.0 242.5 376.0
Larceny 23 689.2 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 0 0.0 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 24 719.2 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Waterloo

8
Violent Crimes
239.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-35.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 417.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Waterloo each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Waterloo is 239.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -35.01% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.86% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Waterloo

24
Property Crimes
719.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-67.30%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 139.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Waterloo each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Waterloo is 719.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.30% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -53.89% lower than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Waterloo 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 Waterloo

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sun Prairie, WI 33,390 703 2,105.4 2,024.6 80.9
Watertown, WI 23,628 266 1,125.8 931.1 194.7
Fort Atkinson, WI 12,495 194 1,552.6 1,352.5 200.1
Deforest, WI 10,557 107 1,013.5 928.3 85.3
McFarland, WI 8,544 91 1,065.1 959.7 105.3
Monona, WI 8,183 504 6,159.1 6,049.1 110.0
Jefferson, WI 8,021 154 1,920.0 1,757.9 162.1
Cottage Grove, WI 7,024 27 384.4 299.0 85.4
Lake Mills, WI 5,925 23 388.2 236.3 151.9
Columbus, WI 5,037 40 794.1 416.9 377.2
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