Reported Annual Crime In Prescott

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrescott/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)9242,1282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrescott/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape1n/a23.736.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.075.098.0
Assault3n/a71.0204.8248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)95320383
Burglary9n/a213.1303.7430.4
Theft21n/a497.31,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a118.4163.4237.4
Property crime35n/a (estimate)8291,8082,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Prescott, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Prescott, WI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Prescott, WI crime rates are 57% lower than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 66% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Prescott, WI has a rate that is 70% lower than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 75% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Prescott, WI is 54% lower than its state's mean, and 65% lower than the country's average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prescott is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.53 daily crimes that occur in Prescott.
  • Prescott is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prescott you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prescott has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Prescott (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Prescott, WI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Wisconsin as well as national figures. In Prescott, WI the total number of daily crimes is 2.30 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.97 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Prescott, WI are 3.38 times less than the Wisconsin average and 4.04 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Prescott, WI has a daily crime rate that is 2.18 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.85 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Prescott (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Prescott, WI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Wisconsin as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Prescott, WI to other cities in the state and across the country, Prescott, WI is 47% safer than other cities of Wisconsin and 68% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Wisconsin cities and all around the United States, Prescott, WI has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Prescott, WI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prescott

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prescott is 1 in 1056
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prescott is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prescott is 1 in 109
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Prescott, WI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Prescott, WI, then there is a 1 in 1056 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 121. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 109 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Prescott, WI.

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

A good indicator of whether Prescott, WI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Prescott, WI has decreased by 69%, while the property crime rate in Prescott, WI has increased by 30% year over year. The number of total crimes in Prescott, WI has decreased by 3% year over year.

Prescott police department

ItemPrescottWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)99,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 9 Prescott police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.7% less than the Wisconsin average and 35.1% 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
Afton, MN2,95137344381
Lakeland, MN1,84768629697
Lake St. Croix Beach, MN1,07186795882
Sunfish Lake, MN60896886982
St. Marys Point, MN3511069731,078
Lakeland Shores, MN3291191,0991,219
Newport, MN3,4591271,1651,292
Prescott, WI4,21795829924

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Chariton, IA4,2192561,8542,109
Ipswich, MA4,21565573638
Herricks, NY4,21593393486
Prescott, WI4,21795829924
Source: The Prescott, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.