Reported Annual Crime In Fort Atkinson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Atkinson/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime241n/a (estimate)1,9372,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Atkinson/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape0n/a0.030.838.6
Robbery2n/a16.190.7101.9
Assault8n/a64.3180.1237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)80306373
Burglary23n/a184.9338.8491.4
Theft204n/a1,639.71,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a32.2190.3220.2
Property crime231n/a (estimate)1,8571,9742,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Fort Atkinson, WI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Fort Atkinson, WI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Fort Atkinson, WI averages 15% lower than the rest of Wisconsin while the rate of crime on a national scale is 32% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Fort Atkinson, WI is 74% lower than the average rate of crime in Wisconsin and 78% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 6% lower than the remainder of the state of Wisconsin and 25% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Fort Atkinson, WI area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Atkinson is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.31 daily crimes that occur in Fort Atkinson.
  • Fort Atkinson is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Atkinson you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Atkinson has increased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Fort Atkinson (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fort Atkinson, 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 Fort Atkinson, WI are 1.18 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.48 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fort Atkinson, WI are 3.80 times less than than Wisconsin and 4.64 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fort Atkinson, WI are 1.06 times less than than Wisconsin and 1.34 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fort Atkinson (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Fort Atkinson, WI compared to every other city in Wisconsin as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Fort Atkinson, WI ranks safer than 48% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 68% 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 Fort Atkinson, WI. As a result, Fort Atkinson, WI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Atkinson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Atkinson is 1 in 1245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Atkinson is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Atkinson is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fort Atkinson, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fort Atkinson, WI you have a 1 in 1245 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 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Atkinson, WI.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Atkinson (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Fort Atkinson, WI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fort Atkinson, WI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Fort Atkinson, WI, while property crimes in Fort Atkinson, WI have increased by 28%. Crimes in total for Fort Atkinson, WI have increased by 24% year over year.

Fort Atkinson police department

ItemFort AtkinsonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)259,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
There are a total of 25 Fort Atkinson police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% less than the Wisconsin average and 38.5% 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
Lauderdale Lakes, WI1,10043277320
Lake Koshkonong, WI1,23565420485
Lake Ripley, WI1,72772462533
Ixonia, WI1,69094604698
Cambridge, WI1,362100642742
Fort Atkinson, WI12,436801,8571,937

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Effingham, IL12,4283083,4963,804
Loveland, OH12,4251991,7671,966
Fort Atkinson, WI12,436801,8571,937
Source: The Fort Atkinson, 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.