Burnett County, WI Arrest Records

Burnett County, WI is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.17 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Polk, Waupaca, Waukesha, Brown, Dane counties in Wisconsin.
Burnett County, WI property crime rate is 19.59 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 187 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 42.75% compared to 2015.

Burnett County, WI Crime Rate

Total arrests in Burnett County in 2016 increased by 8.88% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 20 to 33 while non-violent crime increased by 4.93% from 284 to 298.

5 Crimes In Burnett County, WI in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 187
Burglary 90
Aggravated assault 29
Motor vehicle theft 21
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Burnett County increased by 65% from 2015 and increased by 32% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 25 to 33. In 2016 violent crime rate in Burnett County was 53.78% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.217%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Burnett County increased by 4.93% from 2015 and increased by 22.63% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 243 to 298. In 2016 property crime rate in Burnett County was 31.08% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.959%.

How Burnett stands up against other counties

Burnett vs. Marquette

You’ll be in more risk in Burnett compared to Marquette county that had 71.94% lower crime rate compared to Burnett county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0664 in Marquette county.
Arson rates of 0.1315 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Marquette county.

Burnett vs. Bayfield

You’ll be in more risk in Burnett compared to Bayfield county that had 54.01% lower crime rate compared to Burnett county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.9063 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.6117 in Bayfield county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.3804 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4701 in Bayfield county.

Names with the most arrests in Burnett

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Burnett, Wisconsin, the most crimes, that's 30.24% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 41-50. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burnett County is 0.34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.96 daily crimes that occur in Burnett County.
  • Burnett, WI is more violent than Marquette.
  • In Burnett County you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Burnett, WI have increased by 8.88%.

Names in Burnett County