Reported Annual Crime In Janesville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJanesville/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,059n/a (estimate)3,2112,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJanesville/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape13n/a20.330.838.6
Robbery25n/a39.090.7101.9
Assault108n/a168.4180.1237.8
Violent crime146n/a (estimate)228306373
Burglary279n/a435.1338.8491.4
Theft1,579n/a2,462.51,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft55n/a85.8190.3220.2
Property crime1,913n/a (estimate)2,9831,9742,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Janesville, 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 41% higher than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 12% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Janesville, WI shows a crime rate that is 26% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 39% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Janesville, WI is shown to be 51% higher than the Wisconsin average and 20% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Janesville is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.8 daily crimes that occur in Janesville.
  • Janesville is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Janesville you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Janesville has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Janesville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Janesville, WI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national level. In Janesville, WI the total number of daily crimes is 1.41 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Janesville, WI is 1.34 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.64 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Janesville, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.51 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.20 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Janesville (higher is better)

How safe is Janesville, WI compared to other cities in Wisconsin and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Janesville, WI is safer than 14% of the cities in Wisconsin and 39% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Wisconsin and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Janesville, WI. Overall, Janesville, WI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Janesville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Janesville is 1 in 440
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Janesville is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Janesville is 1 in 32
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Janesville, WI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Janesville, WI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 440. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 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 Janesville, WI is 1 in 32.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Janesville, WI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Janesville, WI has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Janesville, WI has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Janesville, WI has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Janesville police department

ItemJanesvilleWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1119,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.43.3
There are a total of 111 Janesville police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Wisconsin average and 46.6% 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
Sharon, WI1,60763251314
Lake Koshkonong, WI1,23565420485
Orfordville, WI1,437132851983
Clinton, WI1,997471,0801,127
Milton, WI5,5621431,2691,412
Janesville, WI63,6742282,9833,211

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Pico Rivera, CA63,6983082,2482,556
Shawnee, KS63,5971871,8982,085
Gaithersburg, MD63,4914332,1942,627
Lorain, OH63,8854323,8314,264
Homestead, FL63,4591,3384,0065,343
Janesville, WI63,6742282,9833,211
Source: The Janesville, 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.