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Crime Report for Whitefish Bay,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Whitefish Bay, is 3.5 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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Whitefish Bay Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Whitefish Bay, has a violent crime rate of 73 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

Whitefish Bay 73
WI 374
National 676

Whitefish Bay, is in the 41% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 23% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 41% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Whitefish Bay, or said another way, 59% of cities in have crime rates higher than Whitefish Bay.


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Crime Whitefish Bay WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 73.0 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 7.3 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 51.1 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 14.6 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 1795.4 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 211.7 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1525.3 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 58.4 275.1 382.3
Arson 0.0 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.


Whitefish Bay, has a property crime rate of 1795.4 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

Whitefish Bay 1795.4
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Whitefish Bay Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 36
National Percentile Rank - 35