Reported Annual Crime In Stoughton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStoughton/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime178n/a (estimate)1,3552,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStoughton/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.64.24.9
Rape2n/a15.230.838.6
Robbery1n/a7.690.7101.9
Assault19n/a144.6180.1237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)175306373
Burglary24n/a182.7338.8491.4
Theft129n/a982.01,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a15.2190.3220.2
Property crime155n/a (estimate)1,1801,9742,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Stoughton, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Stoughton, WI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Stoughton, WI crime rates are 41% lower than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 53% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Stoughton, WI has a rate that is 43% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 53% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Stoughton, WI is 40% lower than its state's mean, and 53% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Stoughton is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.71 daily crimes that occur in Stoughton.
  • Stoughton is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Stoughton you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Stoughton has decreased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Stoughton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Stoughton, WI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national scale. In Stoughton, WI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.68 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.11 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Stoughton, WI is 1.75 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.13 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Stoughton, WI has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.67 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.11 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Stoughton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Stoughton, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Stoughton, WI being safer than 38% of cities in Wisconsin and 64% 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 Stoughton, WI. In conclusion, Stoughton, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Stoughton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Stoughton is 1 in 572
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Stoughton is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in Stoughton is 1 in 74
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Stoughton, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Stoughton, WI you have a 1 in 572 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 85 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Stoughton, WI.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Stoughton, WI is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Stoughton, WI has increased by 46% and the rate of property crime in Stoughton, WI has decreased by 30%. The total crime rate in Stoughton, WI has decreased by 25% year to year.

Stoughton police department

ItemStoughtonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)259,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.43.3
There are a total of 25 Stoughton police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.6% less than the Wisconsin average and 40.4% 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
Brooklyn, WI1,439000
Oregon, WI9,62990390480
Lake Koshkonong, WI1,23565420485
Lake Ripley, WI1,72772462533
Cambridge, WI1,362100642742
Stoughton, WI12,8861751,1801,355

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Centralia, IL12,8807744,6335,407
Glendale, WI12,8932176,5996,817
Port Neches, TX12,8773551,7102,065
Ridgefield Park, NJ12,875921,1891,281
Eufaula, AL12,8974803,3673,847
Stoughton, WI12,8861751,1801,355
Source: The Stoughton, 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.