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Crime rate in Kenosha, Wisconsin (WI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Kenosha, WI compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Kenosha, WI

The 2022 crime rate in Kenosha, WI is 187 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.7% U.S. cities. The 2022 Kenosha crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 7 - a decrease of 6 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Kenosha has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Kenosha, WI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kenosha:

186.8
Pleasant Prairie:

113.3
Winthrop Harbor:

26.7
Sturtevant:

47.5
Mount Pleasant:

108.8
Zion:

301.6
Racine:

213.2
Wind Point:

6.8
Antioch:

15.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Kenosha by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(4.1)
2
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
5
(5.0)
5
(5.0)
4
(4.0)
3
(3.0)
5
(5.0)
4
(4.0)
5
(5.0)
7
(7.0)
13
(13.1)
7
(7.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
36
(36.9)
41
(41.3)
50
(50.2)
36
(36.0)
26
(25.9)
35
(35.0)
44
(44.0)
26
(26.0)
61
(61.2)
48
(48.0)
58
(57.9)
42
(42.0)
63
(63.3)
62
(62.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
102
(104.4)
89
(89.7)
99
(99.3)
105
(105.0)
102
(101.6)
107
(107.0)
122
(122.0)
115
(115.1)
116
(116.4)
80
(80.0)
53
(52.9)
84
(84.0)
30
(30.1)
46
(46.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
128
(131.1)
138
(139.1)
130
(130.5)
132
(132.0)
141
(140.4)
141
(141.0)
116
(116.0)
213
(213.1)
219
(219.7)
206
(206.1)
195
(194.5)
265
(265.0)
254
(255.1)
278
(281.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
593
(607.2)
602
(606.7)
566
(568.0)
707
(707.0)
563
(560.7)
547
(546.9)
396
(395.8)
393
(393.2)
337
(338.1)
248
(248.1)
188
(187.5)
214
(214.0)
146
(146.6)
117
(118.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,296
(2,351)
2,239
(2,257)
2,329
(2,337)
2,194
(2,194)
1,826
(1,818)
1,768
(1,768)
1,546
(1,545)
1,702
(1,703)
1,392
(1,397)
1,196
(1,197)
1,222
(1,219)
1,005
(1,005)
803
(806.3)
837
(846.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
128
(131.1)
127
(128.0)
136
(136.5)
98
(98.0)
73
(72.7)
98
(98.0)
124
(124.0)
94
(94.0)
76
(76.3)
51
(51.0)
172
(171.6)
226
(226.0)
158
(158.7)
124
(125.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(12.3)
9
(9.1)
9
(9.0)
15
(15.0)
23
(22.9)
13
(13.0)
10
(10.0)
4
(4.0)
5
(5.0)
3
(3.0)
7
(7.0)
35
(35.0)
14
(14.1)
10
(10.1)
City-Data.com crime index242.3234.8240.2233.8207.0215.1202.4207.1223.5181.0186.6199.1192.0186.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 408 registered sex offenders living in Kenosha, Wisconsin as of July 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kenosha is 245 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Kenosha:

240.8
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Kenosha:

232.0
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Kenosha:

230.5
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Kenosha:

191.5
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Kenosha:

199.1
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Kenosha:

239.3
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Kenosha:

196.1
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Kenosha:

170.9
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Kenosha:

169.0
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Kenosha:

156.8
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Kenosha:

156.5
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Kenosha:

165.1
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Kenosha:

159.7
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Kenosha:

162.8
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Kenosha:

202.1
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Kenosha:

183.2
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Kenosha:

186.8
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Kenosha:

135.1
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Kenosha:

84.8
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Kenosha:

93.4
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Kenosha:

126.9
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Kenosha:

124.2
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Kenosha:

117.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Kenosha:

148.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Kenosha:

177.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Kenosha:

175.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Kenosha:

212.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Kenosha:

214.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Kenosha:

265.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Kenosha:

250.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Kenosha:

253.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Kenosha:

258.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Kenosha:

263.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Kenosha:

278.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Kenosha:

235.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Kenosha:

231.1
U.S. Average:

322.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 427 (207 officers - 186 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Wisconsin average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 212 (199 officers - 173 male; 26 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Wisconsin average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 218 (206 officers - 181 male; 25 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Wisconsin average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 207 (196 officers - 178 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Wisconsin average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 210 (199 officers - 179 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Wisconsin average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 208 (199 officers - 180 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Wisconsin average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 215 (203 officers - 182 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 210 (198 officers - 179 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Wisconsin average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 210 (199 officers - 179 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Wisconsin average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 209 (199 officers - 179 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 208 (199 officers - 180 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Wisconsin average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 208 (199 officers - 180 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Wisconsin average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 209 (199 officers - 182 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Wisconsin average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 204 (194 officers - 175 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Wisconsin average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 196 (185 officers - 169 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Wisconsin average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 197 (186 officers - 169 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Wisconsin average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 194 (183 officers - 169 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Wisconsin average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 177 (166 officers - 153 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Wisconsin average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 263 (186 officers - 171 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Wisconsin average:

2.37

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Kenosha, WI
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 53140, 53142, 53143, 53144, 53158.