Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

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 peopleJefferson/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime154n/a (estimate)1,9201,8552,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.05.0
Rape7n/a87.338.742.6
Robbery0n/a0.060.086.2
Assault6n/a74.8193.7246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)162295381
Burglary4n/a49.9242.5376.0
Theft132n/a1,645.71,168.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a62.3148.5228.9
Property crime141n/a (estimate)1,7581,5602,200

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Jefferson, WI. All reported Jefferson, WI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Jefferson, WI overall crime rate is 3% higher than in comparison to the Wisconsin average; and is also 26% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Jefferson, WI, the rate is 45% lower than compared to the Wisconsin average, and 57% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Jefferson, WI comes in at 13% higher than to the average seen in Wisconsin, and 20% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.26 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has decreased by 43%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Jefferson, WI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Wisconsin and on a national scale. In Jefferson, WI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.03 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.34 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Jefferson, WI is 1.82 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.35 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Jefferson, WI has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.25 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Jefferson (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Jefferson, WI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Wisconsin as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Jefferson, WI to other cities in the state and across the country, Jefferson, WI is 41% safer than other cities of Wisconsin and 63% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Wisconsin cities and all around the United States, Jefferson, WI has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jefferson, WI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 617
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 53
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Jefferson, 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 Jefferson, WI, then there is a 1 in 617 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 57. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Jefferson, WI.

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

The year over year crime rate for Jefferson, WI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Jefferson, WI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 36% in Jefferson, WI, while property crimes in Jefferson, WI have decreased by 43%. Crimes in total for Jefferson, WI have decreased by 43% year over year.

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)179,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 17 Jefferson police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.2% less than the Wisconsin average and 34.8% 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, WI1,75549261310
Lake Mills, WI5,796152236388
Lake Koshkonong, WI1,23362330392
Cambridge, WI1,17985448532
Ixonia, WI1,67992489581
Deerfield, WI2,488106561668
Johnson Creek, WI2,890110581691
Jefferson, WI7,9761621,7581,920

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Applewood, CO7,9762091,4071,615
Mount Joy, PA7,9783121,0801,392
Ephrata, WA7,9801495,0485,197
Gresham Park, GA7,9713762,9573,333
Hartsville (Trousdale County) , TN7,9706072,7503,358
Jefferson, WI7,9761621,7581,920
Source: The Jefferson, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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