Reported Annual Crime In Capitol

StatisticReportedincidentsCapitol/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,7644,184 (estimate)3,0792,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidentsCapitol/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a3.24.05.3
Rape125n/a49.634.240.4
Robbery235n/a93.281.4102.8
Assault464n/a184.0186.3248.5
Violent crime832448 (estimate)330306386
Burglary1,014n/a402.2336.1468.9
Theft5,544n/a2,198.81,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft374n/a148.3172.3236.9
Property crime6,9323,736 (estimate)2,7491,9332,451

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  • The overall crime rate in Capitol is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.46 daily crimes that occur in Capitol.
  • Capitol is safer than 56% of the cities in the Wisconsin.
  • In Capitol you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Madison has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Capitol (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Capitol

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Capitol is 1 in 224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Capitol is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Capitol is 1 in 24

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

Madison police department

ItemCapitolMadisonWisconsin
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5559,355
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.32.4

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
Dane, WI1,043000
Belleville, WI2,51541452493
Oregon, WI9,912167461628
Waunakee, WI13,09289546634
Cross Plains, WI3,91498786884
Windsor, WI6,658127801928
Cottage Grove, WI6,72958877935
Madison, WI246,0343302,7493,079

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norfolk, VA245,7246583,9144,571
Irvine, CA246,992571,4011,458
Lubbock, TX244,5071,0845,0066,090
Chandler, AZ242,1312102,3132,523
Laredo, TX251,6713623,0433,405
Madison, WI246,0343302,7493,079
Source: The Capitol, Madison, 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.