Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106n/a (estimate)2,1212,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape0n/a0.030.838.6
Robbery0n/a0.090.7101.9
Assault0n/a0.0180.1237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0306373
Burglary3n/a60.0338.8491.4
Theft103n/a2,060.81,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0190.3220.2
Property crime106n/a (estimate)2,1211,9742,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Columbus, WI. All reported Columbus, WI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Columbus, WI overall crime rate is 7% lower than in comparison to the Wisconsin average; and is also 26% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Columbus, WI, the rate is 100% lower than compared to the Wisconsin average, and 100% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Columbus, WI comes in at 7% higher than to the average seen in Wisconsin, and 15% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.81 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has increased by 28%.

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Daily Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Columbus, WI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Wisconsin and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Columbus, WI are 1.07 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.35 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Columbus, WI are equal to than Wisconsin and equal to the national mean. While daily property crimes in Columbus, WI are 1.07 times more than than Wisconsin and 1.17 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Columbus (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Columbus, WI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Wisconsin as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Columbus, WI to other cities in the state and across the country, Columbus, WI is 58% safer than other cities of Wisconsin and 74% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Wisconsin cities and all around the United States, Columbus, WI has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Columbus, WI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 48
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Columbus, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Columbus, WI you have a 0 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Columbus, WI.

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

Determining whether Columbus, 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. Columbus, WI has decreased by 100% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 37% year over year. Total crimes for Columbus, WI has increased by 28% in the same time frame.

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.43.3
There are a total of 13 Columbus police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.6% greater than the Wisconsin average and 20.6% 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
Fall River, WI1,563238475713
Waterloo, WI3,346149657806
Rio, WI1,059127817944
Pardeeville, WI2,156134863997
Randolph, WI1,6951378851,023
Columbus, WI5,01402,1212,121

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Cave Creek, AZ5,0141339861,120
Grambling, LA5,0156494,0304,679
Fishhook, AK5,0156152,3722,987
Foxborough, MA5,0133231,3951,718
Mansfield, LA5,0129994,4145,412
Columbus, WI5,01402,1212,121
Source: The Columbus, 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.