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Crime Report for Altoona,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Altoona, is 2.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Altoona Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Altoona, has a violent crime rate of 152 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 374 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Altoona 152
WI 374
National 676

Altoona, is in the 69% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 41% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 69% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Altoona, or said another way, 31% of cities in have crime rates higher than Altoona.


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Crime Altoona WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 152.1 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 91.3 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 60.9 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 2297.3 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 441.2 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1764.8 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 91.3 275.1 382.3
Arson 15.2 20.2 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Altoona, has a property crime rate of 2297.3 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3499.0 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Altoona 2297.3
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Altoona Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 50
National Percentile Rank - 48