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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 27%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrinceton/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21n/a (estimate)1,7991,7652,489
Murder0n/a0.03.05.0
Rape0n/a0.038.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.481.6
Assault3n/a257.1200.0250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)257293379
Burglary1n/a85.7217.6340.5
Theft15n/a1,285.31,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a171.4126.8219.9
Property crime18n/a (estimate)1,5421,4712,110

Key findings

  • Princeton crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Princeton are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Princeton you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Princeton is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Princeton has increased by 23%

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      Daily Crime In Princeton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Princeton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Princeton is 1 in 390
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Princeton is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Princeton is 1 in 56

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

      Princeton police department

      ItemPrincetonWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)69,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.92.43.3
      There are a total of 6 Princeton police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 106% greater than the Wisconsin average and 51.4% greater 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
      Green Lake, WI992104312416
      Neshkoro, WI3850469469
      Montello, WI1,50368548616
      Redgranite, WI2,1361758781,052
      Ripon, WI7,7121928701,061
      Berlin, WI5,471191,2591,278
      Markesan, WI1,5071431,1471,290
      Princeton, WI1,2012571,5421,799

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sarcoxie, MO1,2011513,7853,936
      Divernon, IL1,201000
      New Market, AL1,2011729011,073
      Woodworth, LA1,2011629341,096
      Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,20141376418
      Princeton, WI1,2012571,5421,799
      Source: The Princeton, 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.