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Crime Report for Racine,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Racine, is 0.6 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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Racine Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Racine, has a violent crime rate of 659 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

Racine 659
WI 374
National 676

Racine, is in the 98% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 85% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 98% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Racine, or said another way, 2% of cities in have crime rates higher than Racine.


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Crime Racine WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 659.2 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 12.2 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 23.1 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 356.3 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 267.6 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 4779.5 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 1579.8 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 2956.5 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 243.2 275.1 382.3
Arson 31.6 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.


Racine, has a property crime rate of 4779.5 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

Racine 4779.5
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Racine Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 90
National Percentile Rank - 85