Kenosha, WI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,893
Total Crimes
1,888.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-23.76%
Below National Average
267 out of 336
In Wisconsin
5,870 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Kenosha, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Kenosha is 1,888.2 per 100,000 people. That's -23.76% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 7.00% higher than the Wisconsin total crime rate of 1,764.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Kenosha SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
8

How Does Kenosha Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Kenosha
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,893 1,888.2 1,764.6 2,476.7
Murder 5 5.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 53 52.9 51.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 195 194.5 200.0 250.2
Violent Crime 311 310.2 293.2 366.7
Burglary 188 187.5 217.6 340.5
Larceny 1,222 1,218.9 1,127.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 172 171.6 126.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,582 1,578.0 1,471.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Kenosha

311.0
Violent Crimes
310.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-15.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 322.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Kenosha each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Kenosha is 310.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -15.41% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 5.81% higher than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Kenosha

1,582.0
Property Crimes
1,578.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-25.21%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 63.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Kenosha each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Kenosha is 1,578.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -25.21% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 7.24% higher than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,471.4 per 100,000 people.

Kenosha Crime Compared To Wisconsin Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Wisconsin.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Kenosha

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Racine, WI 77,269 1,281 1,657.8 1,281.2 376.6
Gurnee, IL 30,493 1,034 3,390.9 3,259.8 131.2
Mount Pleasant, WI 27,070 576 2,127.8 1,980.1 147.8
Zion, IL 23,617 770 3,260.4 2,709.9 550.5
Pleasant Prairie, WI 21,074 432 2,049.9 1,988.2 61.7
Grayslake, IL 20,883 191 914.6 852.4 62.3
Lindenhurst, IL 14,296 47 328.8 293.8 35.0
Antioch, IL 14,229 155 1,089.3 969.9 119.5
Lake Villa, IL 8,625 46 533.3 475.4 58.0
Round Lake Park, IL 7,740 72 930.2 633.1 297.2
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