Reported Annual Crime In Medford

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 peopleMedford/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime108n/a (estimate)2,4912,1282,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedford/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape1n/a23.136.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.075.098.0
Assault8n/a184.5204.8248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)208320394
Burglary1n/a23.1303.7430.4
Theft93n/a2,144.81,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a115.3163.4237.4
Property crime99n/a (estimate)2,2831,8082,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Medford, WI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 17% higher than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 10% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Medford, WI shows a crime rate that is 35% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 47% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Medford, WI is shown to be 26% higher than the Wisconsin average and 3% lower than the national average.
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The Medford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Medford 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 Medford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Medford is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.82 daily crimes that occur in Medford.
  • Medford is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Medford you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Medford has increased by 9%.

Compare Medford, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Medford (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Medford, WI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Wisconsin and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Medford, WI are 1.17 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.11 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Medford, WI are 1.54 times less than than Wisconsin and 1.90 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Medford, WI are 1.26 times more than than Wisconsin and 1.03 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Medford (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Medford, WI compared to every other city in Wisconsin as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Medford, WI ranks safer than 22% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 46% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Wisconsin and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Medford, WI. As a result, Medford, WI is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Medford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Medford is 1 in 482
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Medford is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Medford is 1 in 41
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Medford, WI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Medford, WI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 482. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 44 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Medford, WI is 1 in 41.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Medford, WI is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Medford, WI has increased by 51% and the rate of property crime in Medford, WI has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Medford, WI has increased by 9% year to year.

Medford police department

ItemMedfordWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)109,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.43.3
There are a total of 10 Medford police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.4% less than the Wisconsin average and 29% 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
Athens, WI9450275275
Owen, WI9460430430
Rib Lake, WI1,0530450450
Abbotsford, WI2,1661528601,013
Whittlesey, WI1323662,0702,436
Stetsonville, WI5984362,4632,899
Dorchester, WI9074482,5322,980
Medford, WI4,3272082,2832,491

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hampton, IA4,326143286428
Carver, MN4,32883767851
Alfred, NY4,3253711,5731,944
Coopersville, MI4,3293381,3511,688
Groesbeck, TX4,3241852,7082,894
Medford, WI4,3272082,2832,491
Source: The Medford, 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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