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Total crime 193%
Violent crime 211%
Property crime 189%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsPrairie Hills/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,4047,282 (estimate)2,8341,7652,489
Murder4n/a1.53.05.0
Rape107n/a41.038.842.6
Robbery217n/a83.151.481.6
Assault612n/a234.2200.0250.2
Violent crime9401,179 (estimate)360293379
Burglary1,046n/a400.4217.6340.5
Theft4,873n/a1,865.11,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theft545n/a208.6126.8219.9
Property crime6,4646,103 (estimate)2,4741,4712,110

Key findings

  • Prairie Hills crime rates are 193% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prairie Hills are 211% higher than the national average
  • In Prairie Hills you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prairie Hills is safer than 4% of the cities in Wisconsin
  • Year over year crime in Madison has decreased by 6%

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The Prairie Hills crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Prairie Hills as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Prairie Hills crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Prairie Hills (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prairie Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prairie Hills is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prairie Hills is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prairie Hills is 1 in 14

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

      Madison police department

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

      Sex offenders in Wisconsin

      StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
      Wisconsin24,983456266
      There are a total of 24,983 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 456 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 71% greater than the national average.

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      Brooklyn, WI1,34368271339
      Cottage Grove, WI6,72942305347
      Mount Horeb, WI7,38994307401
      Dane, WI1,04388440527
      Oregon, WI9,91275496571
      Black Earth, WI1,33596483579
      Cross Plains, WI3,91492529621
      Madison, WI246,0343602,4742,834

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      Norfolk, VA245,7245463,4624,007
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      Laredo, TX251,6713161,7712,087
      Madison, WI246,0343602,4742,834
      Source: The Prairie Hills, Madison, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.