Reported Annual Crime In Fitchburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFitchburg/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime456n/a (estimate)1,6482,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFitchburg/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.64.24.9
Rape2n/a7.230.838.6
Robbery15n/a54.290.7101.9
Assault25n/a90.4180.1237.8
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)155306373
Burglary77n/a278.4338.8491.4
Theft323n/a1,167.61,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a47.0190.3220.2
Property crime413n/a (estimate)1,4931,9742,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fitchburg, 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 28% lower than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 42% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fitchburg, WI shows a crime rate that is 49% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 58% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fitchburg, WI is shown to be 24% lower than the Wisconsin average and 40% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fitchburg is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.52 daily crimes that occur in Fitchburg.
  • Fitchburg is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fitchburg you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fitchburg has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Fitchburg (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Fitchburg, WI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Wisconsin as well as national figures. In Fitchburg, WI the total number of daily crimes is 1.38 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.73 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Fitchburg, WI are 1.97 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.40 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Fitchburg, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.67 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Fitchburg (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Fitchburg, WI compared to every other city in Wisconsin as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Fitchburg, WI ranks safer than 37% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 63% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Wisconsin and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Fitchburg, WI. As a result, Fitchburg, WI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fitchburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fitchburg is 1 in 644
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fitchburg is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fitchburg is 1 in 61
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fitchburg, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fitchburg, WI you have a 1 in 644 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 67 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fitchburg, WI.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Fitchburg, WI is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Fitchburg, WI has decreased by 45% and the rate of property crime in Fitchburg, WI has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Fitchburg, WI has decreased by 10% year to year.

Fitchburg police department

ItemFitchburgWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)579,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
There are a total of 57 Fitchburg police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.3% less than the Wisconsin average and 32.2% 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
Brooklyn, WI1,439000
Oregon, WI9,62990390480
Cross Plains, WI3,75551482532
Waunakee, WI12,61323594616
Cottage Grove, WI6,53374742816
Fitchburg, WI26,0501551,4931,648

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Gladstone, MO26,0321442,9033,047
Ladera Ranch, CA26,0101841,1311,315
Soledad, CA26,0082111,2001,410
Mount Pleasant, MI26,0952041,3561,560
Pearl, MS26,1052832,9043,187
Fitchburg, WI26,0501551,4931,648
Source: The Fitchburg, 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.