Reported Annual Crime In Prairie du Chien

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrairie du Chien/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime101n/a (estimate)1,7622,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrairie du Chien/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape1n/a17.434.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.081.4102.8
Assault4n/a69.8186.3248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)87306386
Burglary7n/a122.1336.1468.9
Theft88n/a1,535.51,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a17.4172.3236.9
Property crime96n/a (estimate)1,6751,9332,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Prairie du Chien, 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 21% lower than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 38% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Prairie du Chien, WI shows a crime rate that is 71% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 77% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Prairie du Chien, WI is shown to be 13% lower than the Wisconsin average and 32% lower than the national average.

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Prairie du Chien, WI5,829871,6751,762

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prairie du Chien is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.83 daily crimes that occur in Prairie du Chien.
  • Prairie du Chien is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prairie du Chien you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prairie du Chien has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Prairie du Chien (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Prairie du Chien, 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 Prairie du Chien, WI are 1.27 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.61 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Prairie du Chien, WI are 3.51 times less than than Wisconsin and 4.43 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Prairie du Chien, WI are 1.15 times less than than Wisconsin and 1.46 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Prairie du Chien (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Prairie du Chien, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Prairie du Chien, WI being safer than 43% of cities in Wisconsin and 68% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Prairie du Chien, WI. In conclusion, Prairie du Chien, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prairie du Chien

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prairie du Chien is 1 in 1147
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prairie du Chien is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prairie du Chien is 1 in 57
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Prairie du Chien, WI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Prairie du Chien, WI, then there is a 1 in 1147 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 60. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Prairie du Chien, WI.

Year Over Year Crime In Prairie du Chien (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Prairie du Chien, WI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Prairie du Chien, WI has not changed, while the property crime rate in Prairie du Chien, WI has decreased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Prairie du Chien, WI has decreased by 15% year over year.

Prairie du Chien police department

ItemPrairie du ChienWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
There are a total of 12 Prairie du Chien police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.6% less than the Wisconsin average and 38.2% 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.

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Prairie du Chien, WI5,829871,6751,762
Source: The Prairie du Chien, 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.