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Crime Report for South Milwaukee,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for South Milwaukee, is 3.1 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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South Milwaukee Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


South Milwaukee, has a violent crime rate of 90 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

South Milwaukee 90
WI 374
National 676

South Milwaukee, is in the 48% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 27% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 48% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than South Milwaukee, or said another way, 52% of cities in have crime rates higher than South Milwaukee.


  Review crime rate data for South Milwaukee,

Crime South Milwaukee WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 90.0 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 14.2 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 47.4 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 28.4 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 2415.5 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 341.0 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1922.9 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 151.6 275.1 382.3
Arson 14.2 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.


South Milwaukee, has a property crime rate of 2415.5 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

South Milwaukee 2415.5
WI 3499.0
National 3727



South Milwaukee Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 55
National Percentile Rank - 50