Wausau, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
745
Total Crimes
1,926.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.01%
Below National Average
Wausau Crime Compared To WI Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Wisconsin.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Wausau, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wausau is 1,926.0 per 100,000 people. That's -25.01% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 3.81% higher 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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Wausau SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Wausau
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 745 1,926.0 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 1 2.6 3.0 5.0
Robbery 11 28.4 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 86 222.3 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 119 307.6 295.4 368.9
Burglary 94 243.0 242.5 376.0
Larceny 491 1,269.3 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 41 106.0 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 626 1,618.3 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Wausau

119
Violent Crimes
307.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-16.61%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 325.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wausau each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wausau is 307.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -16.61% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 4.13% higher than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wausau

626
Property Crimes
1,618.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-26.42%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 61.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wausau each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wausau is 1,618.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.42% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 3.75% higher than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Wausau

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Merrill, WI 9,091 158 1,738.0 1,529.0 209.0
Kronenwetter, WI 7,813 46 588.8 460.8 128.0
Rothschild, WI 5,334 53 993.6 824.9 168.7
Mosinee, WI 4,003 51 1,274.0 1,149.1 124.9
Edgar, WI 1,452 2 137.7 137.7 0.0
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