Reported Annual Crime In Ashland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshland/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime404n/a (estimate)4,9462,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshland/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a24.54.24.9
Rape1n/a12.230.838.6
Robbery6n/a73.490.7101.9
Assault33n/a404.0180.1237.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)514306373
Burglary43n/a526.4338.8491.4
Theft310n/a3,794.81,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a110.2190.3220.2
Property crime362n/a (estimate)4,4311,9742,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Ashland, WI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Ashland, WI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Ashland, WI is 117% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Wisconsin, and when compared with the national average, is 73% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Ashland, WI has 68% higher than violent crime rate than Wisconsin average, while remaining 38% higher than the national average. In property crime, Ashland, WI is 124% higher than the average of Wisconsin and is 78% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ashland is 73% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.55 daily crimes that occur in Ashland.
  • Ashland is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ashland has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ashland, WI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Wisconsin. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Ashland, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 2.17 times more than the state average and 1.73 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Ashland, WI on a daily bases are 1.68 times more than than Wisconsin average and 1.38 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ashland, WI are 2.24 times more than the daily state average and 1.78 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Ashland (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Ashland, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Ashland, WI has been ranked safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, Ashland, WI is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Wisconsin and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Ashland, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Ashland, WI is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashland is 1 in 195
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 21
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Ashland, WI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Ashland, WI, you have a 1 in 195 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 23. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland, WI is 1 in 21.

Year Over Year Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Ashland, WI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Ashland, WI has increased by 35% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has not changed year over year. Total crimes for Ashland, WI has increased by 2% in the same time frame.

Ashland police department

ItemAshlandWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)219,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.43.3
There are a total of 21 Ashland police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.8% greater than the Wisconsin average and 21.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Washburn, WI2,1902431,0211,265
Grand View, WI1774032,6003,002
Mason, WI844122,6563,068
Franks Field, WI1294182,6973,115
Marengo, WI1394532,9243,377
Ashland, WI8,1675144,4314,946

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Croton-on-Hudson, NY8,168133563696
New Albany, OH8,169521,3651,418
Asbury Lake, FL8,1653332,0302,363
Viera West, FL8,1632251,3701,595
Golden Valley, AZ8,1625113,7784,289
Ashland, WI8,1675144,4314,946
Source: The Ashland, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.