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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 25%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOshkosh/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,222n/a (estimate)1,8311,8552,580
Murder1n/a1.53.05.0
Rape5n/a7.538.742.6
Robbery17n/a25.560.086.2
Assault92n/a137.9193.7246.8
Violent crime115n/a (estimate)172295381
Burglary126n/a188.8242.5376.0
Theft913n/a1,368.11,168.91,594.6
Vehicle theft68n/a101.9148.5228.9
Property crime1,107n/a (estimate)1,6591,5602,200

Key findings

  • Oshkosh crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oshkosh are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Oshkosh you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oshkosh is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oshkosh has decreased by 20%

Oshkosh crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oshkosh (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oshkosh, per 100,000 residents. In Oshkosh, the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.41 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Oshkosh are 1.71 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.21 times less than the national average. For property crime, Oshkosh has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.33 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Oshkosh (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Oshkosh to every other city in Wisconsin, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Oshkosh safe? The gauges above illustrate that Oshkosh is safer than 30% of every city located within Wisconsin along with 56% 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. As a result, Oshkosh, WI is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oshkosh

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oshkosh is 1 in 581
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oshkosh is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oshkosh is 1 in 55
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Oshkosh? In Oshkosh, you have a 1 in 581 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 61. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Oshkosh, WI is 1 in 55.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Oshkosh is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Oshkosh has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 27% in Oshkosh, while property crimes in Oshkosh have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Oshkosh police department

      ItemOshkoshWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1159,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.43.3
      There are a total of 115 Oshkosh police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.6% less than the Wisconsin average and 46.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Rosendale, WI899000
      Sherwood, WI2,82980424504
      St. Peter, WI1,49788466554
      Omro, WI3,556111752864
      Winneconne, WI2,38241823865
      Butte des Morts, WI9381829611,142
      Ripon, WI7,7121151,0611,176
      Oshkosh, WI66,7131721,6591,831

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodbury, MN66,699711,3271,398
      St. Cloud, MN66,7703843,7714,155
      Portland, ME66,6492872,4272,714
      Palo Alto, CA66,6491072,2392,346
      Camarillo, CA66,6301141,2331,347
      Oshkosh, WI66,7131721,6591,831
      Source: The Oshkosh, 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.