West Salem, WI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
41
Total Crimes
814.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.30%
Below National Average
133 out of 330
In Wisconsin
2,641 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in West Salem, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in West Salem is 814.0 per 100,000 people. That's -65.30% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -55.01% lower than the Wisconsin total crime rate of 1,809.0 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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West Salem SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
8.5

How Does West Salem Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
West Salem
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 41 814.0 1,809.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.3 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 52.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 8 158.8 230.6 279.7
Violent Crime 10 198.5 323.4 387.8
Burglary 1 19.9 218.5 314.2
Larceny 29 575.7 1,106.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 19.9 161.0 246.0
Property Crime 31 615.4 1,485.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In West Salem

10
Violent Crimes
198.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-48.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 503.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in West Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 309.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in West Salem is 198.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -48.81% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -38.61% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 323.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In West Salem

31
Property Crimes
615.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-68.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 162.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in West Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in West Salem is 615.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -68.57% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -58.57% lower than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,485.7 per 100,000 people.

West Salem 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 West Salem

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
La Crosse, WI 51,211 2,367 4,622.1 4,366.2 255.8
Winona, MN 26,487 728 2,748.5 2,578.6 169.9
Onalaska, WI 19,072 734 3,848.6 3,749.0 99.6
Holmen, WI 10,135 89 878.1 809.1 69.1
Sparta, WI 9,865 121 1,226.6 821.1 405.5
Tomah, WI 9,418 211 2,240.4 2,038.6 201.7
La Crescent, MN 5,016 86 1,714.5 1,634.8 79.7
Bangor, WI 1,468 2 136.2 136.2 0.0
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