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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 5%
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 peoplePrairie du Chien/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime126n/a (estimate)2,2431,8552,580
Murder0n/a0.03.05.0
Rape4n/a71.238.742.6
Robbery0n/a0.060.086.2
Assault5n/a89.0193.7246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)160295381
Burglary7n/a124.6242.5376.0
Theft110n/a1,958.01,168.91,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.5228.9
Property crime117n/a (estimate)2,0831,5602,200

Key findings

  • Prairie du Chien crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prairie du Chien are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Prairie du Chien you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prairie du Chien is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prairie du Chien has increased by 9%

Prairie du Chien crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Prairie du Chien (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Prairie du Chien are 1.21 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.15 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Prairie du Chien are 1.84 times less than than Wisconsin and 2.38 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Prairie du Chien are 1.34 times more than than Wisconsin and 1.06 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Prairie du Chien (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Prairie du Chien in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Prairie du Chien safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Prairie du Chien being safer than 24% of cities in Wisconsin and 50% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Prairie du Chien. In conclusion, Prairie du Chien ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prairie du Chien

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prairie du Chien is 1 in 625
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prairie du Chien is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prairie du Chien is 1 in 45
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin? If you reside in Prairie du Chien, then there is a 1 in 625 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 49. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 45 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Prairie du Chien.

      Year Over Year Crime In Prairie du Chien (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Prairie du Chien is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Prairie du Chien has increased by 30%, while the property crime rate in Prairie du Chien has increased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Prairie du Chien has increased by 9% year over year.

      Prairie du Chien police department

      ItemPrairie du ChienWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
      There are a total of 12 Prairie du Chien police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.6% less than the Wisconsin average and 38% 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
      Monona, IA1,49597660757
      Elkader, IA1,325105708813
      Clayton, IA392001,3541,554
      Harpers Ferry, IA2682661,8022,068
      McGregor, IA8042741,8542,128
      Waterville, IA1172761,8662,142
      Marquette, IA4232901,9652,255
      Prairie du Chien, WI5,7711602,0832,243

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ware, MA5,7714671,5532,020
      Union Beach, NJ5,770128439567
      Mount Carmel, PA5,7731,0681,3172,385
      Ulysses, KS5,768170817987
      Malone, NY5,7684301,7692,199
      Prairie du Chien, WI5,7711602,0832,243
      Source: The Prairie du Chien, 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.