DeForest, WI Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In DeForest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeForest/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime91n/a (estimate)9732,4673,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeForest/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a035
Rape5n/a532925
Robbery0n/a084109
Assault8n/a86162229
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)139278368
Burglary5n/a53424610
Theft72n/a7701,6361,899
Vehichle theft1n/a11129221
Property crime78n/a (estimate)8342,1892,731

A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in DeForest, WI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 60% lower than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, DeForest, WI shows a crime rate that is 49% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 62% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, DeForest, WI is shown to be 61% lower than the Wisconsin average and 69% lower than the national average.

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Daily Crime In DeForest (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in DeForest, 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 DeForest, WI are 2.53 times less than than the Wisconsin average and 3.18 times less than than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in DeForest, WI are 2.00 times less than than Wisconsin and 2.65 times less than than the national mean. While daily property crimes in DeForest, WI are 2.62 times less than than Wisconsin and 3.27 times less than than the national average.

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How Safe is DeForest (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in DeForest, WI compared to other areas of Wisconsin, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that DeForest, WI safer than 62% when compared to other Wisconsin cities, and 74% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Wisconsin, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than DeForest, WI. At this time, DeForest, WI sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

The overall crime rate in DeForest is 68% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 2.67 daily crimes that occur in DeForest.
DeForest is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
In DeForest you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in DeForest has decreased by 27%.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in DeForest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in DeForest is 1 in 720
The chance of being a victim of property crime in DeForest is 1 in 120
The chance of being a victim of crime in DeForest is 1 in 103

Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in DeForest, WI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In DeForest, WI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 720. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 120 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in DeForest, WI is 1 in 103.

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

Determining whether DeForest, 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. DeForest, WI has increased by 57% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 33% year over year. Total crimes for DeForest, WI has decreased by 27% in the same time frame.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dane, WI1,181000
Maple Bluff, WI1,39220291310
Lake Wisconsin, WI4,38746682728
Windsor, WI3,97948712760
Deerfield, WI2,20854788842
DeForest, WI8,955139834973

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westwood, MI8,9522552,1512,406
Tiburon, CA8,95922953974
Harrisburg, IL8,9625201,9592,480
Leonia, NJ8,94866409475
Canonsburg, PA8,9642131,8112,023
DeForest, WI8,955139834973

DeForest police department

ItemDeForestWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)199,355504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3

There are a total of 19 DeForest police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% less than the Wisconsin average and 36.1% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.