Reported Annual Crime In Platteville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlatteville/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime287n/a (estimate)2,2322,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlatteville/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape4n/a31.134.240.4
Robbery1n/a7.881.4102.8
Assault21n/a163.3186.3248.5
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)202306386
Burglary16n/a124.4336.1468.9
Theft238n/a1,850.81,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a54.4172.3236.9
Property crime261n/a (estimate)2,0301,9332,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Platteville, WI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Platteville, WI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Platteville, WI is equal to the average of the whole of the state of Wisconsin, and when compared with the national average, is 21% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Platteville, WI has 34% lower than violent crime rate than Wisconsin average, while remaining 48% lower than the national average. In property crime, Platteville, WI is 5% higher than the average of Wisconsin and is 17% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dickeyville, WI1,024123779903
Cuba City, WI1,899195781976
Shullsburg, WI1,1511428971,039
Mineral Point, WI2,6591209621,082
Hazel Green, WI1,173801,2851,365
Lancaster, WI3,8303461,7292,074
Sandy Hook, WI4422841,7962,080
Platteville, WI11,4802022,0302,232

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Platteville is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.11 daily crimes that occur in Platteville.
  • Platteville is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Platteville you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Platteville has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Platteville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Platteville, WI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national level. In Platteville, WI the total number of daily crimes is 1.00 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.27 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Platteville, WI is 1.51 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.91 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Platteville, WI has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.21 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Platteville (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Wisconsin and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Platteville, WI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Platteville, WI has been ranked safer than 26% of other cities in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, Platteville, WI is safer than 50% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Wisconsin and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Platteville, WI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Platteville, WI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Platteville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Platteville is 1 in 495
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Platteville is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Platteville is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Platteville, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Platteville, WI you have a 1 in 495 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Platteville, WI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Platteville, 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 Platteville, WI has decreased by 45%, while the property crime rate in Platteville, WI has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Platteville, WI has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Platteville police department

ItemPlattevilleWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)269,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.43.3
There are a total of 26 Platteville police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.3% less than the Wisconsin average and 29.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Niles, MI11,4795672,5443,111
South Yarmouth, MA11,4824181,7322,150
River Edge, NJ11,48343506548
Cedarburg, WI11,48517705722
Wallington, NJ11,487681,2621,330
Platteville, WI11,4802022,0302,232
Source: The Platteville, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.