Reported Annual Crime In Baraboo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaraboo/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime415n/a (estimate)3,4092,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaraboo/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)197306386
Vehicle theft6n/a49.3172.3236.9
Property crime391n/a (estimate)3,2121,9332,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Baraboo, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Baraboo, 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 Baraboo, WI crime rates are 52% higher than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 20% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Baraboo, WI has a rate that is 36% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 49% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Baraboo, WI is 66% higher than its state's mean, and 31% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Baraboo is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.34 daily crimes that occur in Baraboo.
  • Baraboo is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Baraboo you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Baraboo has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Baraboo (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Baraboo, WI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Wisconsin as well as those across America as a whole. The Baraboo, WI total amount of daily offenses is 1.52 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.20 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Baraboo, WI is 1.55 times less than the Wisconsin average, and it is 1.96 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Baraboo, WI has a daily crime figure that is 1.66 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.31 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Baraboo (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Baraboo, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Baraboo, WI being safer than 16% of cities in Wisconsin and 38% 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 Baraboo, WI. In conclusion, Baraboo, WI now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Baraboo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Baraboo is 1 in 508
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Baraboo is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Baraboo is 1 in 30
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Baraboo, WI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Baraboo, WI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 508. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 32 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Baraboo, WI is 1 in 30.

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

Determining whether Baraboo, 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. Baraboo, WI has decreased by 8% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Baraboo, WI has decreased by 12% in the same time frame.

Baraboo police department

Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.43.3
There are a total of 34 Baraboo police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% greater than the Wisconsin average and 13.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
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
Lake Wisconsin, WI4,38879502582
West Baraboo, WI1,771128811939
Sauk City, WI3,4671469251,071
Prairie du Sac, WI4,2181771,1191,296
Lodi, WI3,0441641,1471,311
Reedsburg, WI9,5151461,3641,510
Merrimac, WI5522901,8322,122
Baraboo, WI12,0971973,2123,409

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Forestville, MD12,1005682,7503,319
North St. Paul, MN12,1021202,0972,217
Greensburg, IN12,1074312,7583,189
Verona, WI12,113771,3751,453
Valley Falls, RI12,1162441,9382,182
Baraboo, WI12,0971973,2123,409
Source: The Baraboo, 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.