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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.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Campus/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,404n/a (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 crime940n/a (estimate)360293379
Burglary1,046n/a400.4217.6340.5
Theft4,873n/a1,865.11,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theft545n/a208.6126.8219.9
Property crime6,464n/a (estimate)2,4741,4712,110

Key findings

  • South Campus crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Campus are equal to the national average
  • In South Campus you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Campus is safer than 90% of the cities in Wisconsin
  • Year over year crime in Madison has decreased by 6%

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The South Campus crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Campus 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 South Campus crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      Madison police department

      ItemSouth CampusMadisonWisconsin
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brooklyn, WI1,34368271339
      Cottage Grove, WI6,72942305347
      Dane, WI1,04388440527
      Oregon, WI9,91275496571
      Cross Plains, WI3,91492529621
      McFarland, WI8,16856580636
      Windsor, WI6,658121609731
      Madison, WI246,0343602,4742,834

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norfolk, VA245,7245463,4624,007
      Irvine, CA246,992641,3061,370
      Lubbock, TX244,5071,0084,6065,614
      Chandler, AZ242,1312282,0712,299
      Laredo, TX251,6713161,7712,087
      Madison, WI246,0343602,4742,834
      Source: The South Campus, 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.