Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime210n/a (estimate)2,1652,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape2n/a20.630.838.6
Robbery2n/a20.690.7101.9
Assault11n/a113.4180.1237.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)155306373
Burglary25n/a257.7338.8491.4
Theft164n/a1,690.61,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a61.8190.3220.2
Property crime195n/a (estimate)2,0101,9742,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Sparta, 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 5% lower than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 24% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Sparta, WI shows a crime rate that is 49% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 59% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Sparta, WI is shown to be 2% higher than the Wisconsin average and 19% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.93 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sparta, 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 Sparta, WI are 1.05 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.32 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sparta, WI are 1.98 times less than than Wisconsin and 2.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sparta, WI are 1.02 times more than than Wisconsin and 1.24 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Sparta (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Sparta, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sparta, WI being safer than 32% of cities in Wisconsin and 57% 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 Sparta, WI. In conclusion, Sparta, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 647
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 47
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sparta, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sparta, WI you have a 1 in 647 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 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sparta, WI.

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

Determining whether Sparta, WI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Sparta, WI has decreased by 44% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Sparta, WI has not changed in the same time frame.

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)199,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
There are a total of 19 Sparta police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.4% less than the Wisconsin average and 39.6% 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
Bangor, WI1,5230400400
West Salem, WI4,89599712811
Cashton, WI1,034183642826
St. Joseph, WI4473262,1062,432
Rockland, WI6383682,3762,744
Sparta, WI9,6101552,0102,165

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Inwood, NY9,6093361,4181,754
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Merrydale, LA9,6015723,5504,122
Bluffton, IN9,621203,4453,465
Rainbow City, AL9,6231672,0932,260
Sparta, WI9,6101552,0102,165
Source: The Sparta, 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.