Reported Annual Crime In Cottage Grove

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottage Grove/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)6192,1282,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottage Grove/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape1n/a14.136.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.075.098.0
Assault6n/a84.4204.8248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)99320394
Burglary4n/a56.3303.7430.4
Theft31n/a436.31,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a28.1163.4237.4
Property crime37n/a (estimate)5211,8082,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cottage Grove, WI. The total number of reported crimes in Cottage Grove, WI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Cottage Grove, WI crime rate is 71% lower than the Wisconsin average and is 78% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cottage Grove, WI has a violent crime rate that is 69% lower than the Wisconsin average and 75% lower than the national average. For property crime, Cottage Grove, WI is 71% lower than the Wisconsin average and 78% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cottage Grove is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.7 daily crimes that occur in Cottage Grove.
  • Cottage Grove is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cottage Grove you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cottage Grove has decreased by 24%.

Compare Cottage Grove, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Cottage Grove (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cottage Grove, WI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Wisconsin. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cottage Grove, WI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wisconsin state wide, are 3.44 times less than the state average and 4.45 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Cottage Grove, WI on a daily bases are 3.25 times less than than Wisconsin average and 4.00 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cottage Grove, WI are 3.47 times less than the daily state average and 4.54 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Cottage Grove (higher is better)

How safe is Cottage Grove, WI compared to other cities in Wisconsin and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cottage Grove, WI is safer than 70% of the cities in Wisconsin and 83% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Wisconsin and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Cottage Grove, WI. Overall, Cottage Grove, WI is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottage Grove

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottage Grove is 1 in 1015
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottage Grove is 1 in 193
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottage Grove is 1 in 162
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Cottage Grove, WI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Cottage Grove, WI, you have a 1 in 1015 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 193. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Cottage Grove, WI is 1 in 162.

Year Over Year Crime In Cottage Grove (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Cottage Grove, 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. Cottage Grove, WI has increased by 34% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 30% year over year. Total crimes for Cottage Grove, WI has decreased by 24% in the same time frame.

Cottage Grove police department

ItemCottage GroveWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 13 Cottage Grove police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.8% less than the Wisconsin average and 36.6% 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
Lake Ripley, WI1,75554302356
Oregon, WI9,912134403537
Cambridge, WI1,17992519611
Dane, WI1,04396541636
Waunakee, WI13,092101570671
DeForest, WI9,46892631723
Deerfield, WI2,488115651766
Cottage Grove, WI6,72999521619

Cities with similar population

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Gypsum, CO6,7292681,9682,237
Hempstead, TX6,7275072,9583,464
Grove, OK6,7243794,2224,601
Nolensville, TN6,7241271,2681,394
Church Hill, TN6,72374401475
Cottage Grove, WI6,72999521619
Source: The Cottage Grove, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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