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Crime Report for Wisconsin Rapids,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Wisconsin Rapids, 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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Wisconsin Rapids Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Wisconsin Rapids, has a violent crime rate of 46 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

Wisconsin Rapids 46
WI 374
National 676

Wisconsin Rapids, is in the 29% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 16% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 29% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Wisconsin Rapids, or said another way, 71% of cities in have crime rates higher than Wisconsin Rapids.


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Crime Wisconsin Rapids WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 46.1 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 5.8 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 17.3 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 11.5 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 11.5 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 4852.6 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 909.5 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 3885.6 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 57.6 275.1 382.3
Arson 34.5 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.


Wisconsin Rapids, has a property crime rate of 4852.6 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

Wisconsin Rapids 4852.6
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Wisconsin Rapids Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 91
National Percentile Rank - 85