Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,946 (estimate)2,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a81.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a186.3248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)403 (estimate)306386
Burglaryn/an/an/a336.1468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a172.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,543 (estimate)1,9332,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
The Galena Territory, IL1,11661288349
Dickeyville, WI1,024123779903
Cuba City, WI1,899195781976
Shullsburg, WI1,1511428971,039
Hazel Green, WI1,173801,2851,365
Galena, IL3,3581831,2211,404
Sandy Hook, WI4422841,7962,080
Benton, WI9274032,5432,946

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.07 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has decreased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 249
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 34

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

Benton police department

ItemBentonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

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.

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Benton, WI9274032,5432,946
Source: The Benton, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.